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Kane County Deals With More Drug Use, Poorer Mental Health

Kane County residents are using more illicit drugs and reporting poorer mental health than four years ago, according to a recent survey from the county’s health department.

Morning Shift talks to Barb Jeffers about how her department is dealing with increased drug use and how the county’s mental health tax will help fund mental health and addiction services.

GUEST: Barb Jeffers, executive director of the Kane County Public Health Department

LEARN MORE: Survey Shows Worsening Mental Health, Increased Illicit Drug Use In Kane County (Daily Herald 4/19/19)

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