Efforts Of Local Opiate Abuse Task Force Saluted

3/20/14 – 11:16 A.M.

When it comes to fighting prescription drug abuse, Hancock County is doing a good job. Unfortunately there’s a lot more work to do. That was the message an expert on the topic gave to members of the opiate abuse task force this week. Hancock County Commissioner Phil Riegle was in attendance, and says local collaboration is the key…

Audio: Phil Riegle

Dr. Michael Flaherty is an expert on opiate abuse, and has been working with the local task force on their plans.

Riegle says Dr. Michael Flaherty wants the group to look at ways to keep expanding their efforts…

Audio: Phil Riegle

The local task force board of directors met with Flaherty Wednesday.

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