Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

In response to the national opioid epidemic, COMPACT 2020 was created in the summer of 2016 to combat substance abuse, which was leading to a large number of overdose deaths in Shelby County. more

Dec 27, 2017 10:05 PM People/Places


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Compact 2020 shifts focus of interventions with teens. more

Jun 26, 2017 8:57 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

Chief assistant DA and Compact 2020 director Alan Miller spoke at the June 15 Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon. more

Jun 15, 2017 9:57 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

Officers participated in lessons that ranged from hands-on simulation activities to classroom discussions. more

Oct 17, 2016 10:24 PM News

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Drug task force commander brings new approach to outreach. more

Sep 29, 2016 4:23 PM People/Places


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Combating drug abuse might be a long and hard war, but Shelby County is preparing to take another step to continue the fight. more

May 31, 2016 7:15 PM News

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Erica Techo

The initiative, aimed at combating drug abuse, will launch in July. more

May 9, 2016 10:15 PM News

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