Tribal leaders: Red Lake Reservation faces drug crisis

By declaring a public health emergency, tribal leaders of the Red Lake Reservation hope help from outside agencies will control the growing heroin and opiate crisis.

Salena Beasley, project director of Red Lake Chemical Health program, discussed how rehabilitation resources are being stretched.

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