GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A major development in treating opioid addiction at the Mesa County Jail.
The Mesa County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved funding for a medication-assisted treatment program Monday morning.
The funding approval will help add the necessary staff to begin the implementation of this program.
The program is part of a collaboration between the county, and Wellpath LLC.
Inmates in this program will be able to continue treatment after serving time.