May 01, 2018 04:03 PM
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Department has released the results of a one-day snapshot study of opioid use or abuse among inmates at the Hennepin County Jail.
A release from the department Tuesday said the study, conducted in partnership with Hennepin Healthcare, showed one-fifth of the inmates in the jail on Dec. 6 of last year self-reported prior use or abuse of opioids, including prescription drugs and heroin.
The release said jail medical staff surveyed each of the 851 inmates that day.
That survey revealed:
Updated: May 01, 2018 04:03 PM
Created: May 01, 2018 02:56 PM
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