QUICK RESPONSE TEAM ESTABLISHES IN BOONE COUNTY, WV
MADISON — Written by: Reporter Phil Perry (Coal Valley News)
A Quick Response Team has been established in Boone County to serve as a “first responder unit” in narcotic-related medical emergencies.
A quick response team is trained to serve as a first-responder unit made up of law enforcement, rescue personnel, ministers, health care professionals and/or substance abuse counselors.
Under the umbrella of Boone Memorial Hospital, Executive Director Brent Tomblin of Brighter Futures of Madison leads a partnership effort in the creation of the Boone County Quick Response Team.
Brighter Futures promotes and implements medication-assisted treatment, which includes individual and group therapy with medicine provided weekly.