Funding To Fight Opioid Epidemic In San Diego To Soar Over Next Few Years
The new money is projected to result in a 30 percent increase of people served.
Substance Abuse Treatment Gets Boost From San Diego County
Bryan Sharp is vice president of admissions at Pacific Bay Recovery, a drug and alcohol treatment center in San Diego. He is often the first person to make contact with new patients. “They are in a very vulnerable state. They’re depressed. They’re scared. They’re sad. They’re going through this mixed emotion,” he said. Pacific Bay treats about 300 people a year for substance abuse. Seventy percent of those patients are addicted to opioids. (Monet, 7/4)