Schenectady Police launching program to help addicts

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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Schenectady Police Department is announcing a new program to help people struggling with addiction.

The Schenectady Cares Program allows people who are struggling with addiction to ask for help.

From there, an officer will call an organization to help with the recovery process for that individual.

The department is holding a news conference on the program at 11 a.m.

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