DAYTON: Overdose deaths in Montgomery County are at the year's lowest level- about 40 a month- after hitting a high of 80 in May. Now, a community team working on the problem believes a key to reducing the number further is through longer-term recovery housing, which can lower the odds of relapse.
Experts say drug addiction doesn't end after a month or two in a treatment program. To keep recovering addicts from going back to their old friends and habits requires a transition from treatment back into jobs and the community.
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