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Indy Police: CleanSlate May be a Reason for Fewer OD Calls

by James Evans | Apr 12, 2018

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It's been an exciting week.

On the heels of our official ribbon-cutting event (more on that in a minute), I met with some local police officers yesterday in Indianapolis. I wanted to share the anecdotal story they told me.

When talking with the officers, I was telling them about our program and our dedication to helping our communities. I told them that our Indy sites are going strong, and described the success they're having since we started seeing patients in December.

 3The officer stated, "Wait, you've been here since December? We were talking about how we've been having fewer OD calls over the last three months. We didn't know what was going on, but from our perspective it seems that you are doing some good here.”

One of the patrolmen, who also serves on the Indy MCAT (Mobile Crisis Assistance Team), will be giving our information to his commander to look over. Of the four officers we talked to, all have taken the “This card found you for a reason” card and will be giving them out to people in the community, and letting the other officers know about our program.

It was amazing to hear the positive impact that our Indy sites are having, in large part because of the terrific work of our teammates Tajuana and Angela. Way to go ladies! You are awesome.

Now about that Open House: on April 2nd, CleanSlate's Bloomington, Indiana center hosted its grand opening event. Partners from the community came in to share our success helping patients find a treatment source in Southern Indiana.

9The event also brought in new partner sources, who were greeted by our caring staff and able to receive firsthand knowledge of our program.

 

 

 

 

 

Today, we were gratified to treat our 100th patient. We look forward to expanding our reach and helping many more patients in the Bloomington community.

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We are proud Warriors of Hope in the Bloomington area, and we look forward to helping our community with the disease of addiction.          

 

 

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James Evans

James Evans is the Center Operations Manager for the CleanSlate centers in Bloomington and Evansville, IN. CleanSlate is a leading national medical group that provides office-based outpatient medication treatment for the chronic disease of addiction, primarily alcohol and opioid use disorders.

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