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CHANGE MAKER: Rural Dem Mayor notches win in fight against opioids
Meet Winchester Mayor Shon Byrum. He’s tackling the opioid epidemic head-on in the community he leads.
Mayor Byrum moved a step closer to helping Hoosier women with children break the cycle of addiction, as the Randolph County Commissioners approved his request to help fund a proposed drug treatment center earlier this month.
Byrum, elected in 2015, believes the drug treatment center is about helping put families back on track and will be modeled off a similar program in Indianapolis.
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