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Spanish Daily Journal
     June 7, 2018      #30-157 sdj
Anti-drug agency gets state money

David Giuliani

KANKAKEE — A local drug treatment agency will get $400,000 from the state to help people deal with their addiction to opioids and other drugs.

Meanwhile, the Duane Dean Behavioral Health Center in Kankakee is preparing to merge with a Chicago organization. The local agency is struggling as a result of a lengthy impasse that ended last year.

Last week, state Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst, R-Kankakee, announced she was able to get money in the state budget for Duane Dean. She ended up voting against the overall budget, but promoted the money for the local ...

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