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"Safe Passages Initiative" Offers Police Assistance for Opiate Addiction

12/19/2017 Starting, December 19, 2017, individuals suffering from an opioid-related addiction may walk into the police departments of Highland Heights, Lyndhurst, Richmond Heights, Mayfield Heights or Mayfield Village to seek help Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Individuals will be able to receive expedited placement into an appropriate detox or treatment program, without fear of arrest. The "Safe Passages Initiative" will be overseen by the Suburban Police Anti-Crime Network's Drug Enforcement Unit.