Cape Gazette: Heroin raids and more keeping SUN Behavioral busy

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Cape Gazette, May 31, 2019 — In addition to taking heroin off the street, it’s believed the raids also sent many users to SUN Behavioral’s psychiatric hospital in Georgetown.

“We were at capacity over Memorial Day weekend,” said Erin Willis, SUN Behavioral director of business development. “I think the drug bust pushed a lot of people into our programs. Their supply had been hit; they were in withdrawal and they came to us to get medication. Of course, we don’t just give them prescriptions, and it’s not up to them to dictate to our doctors what drugs they should be given. How they should be treated is up to our doctors to decide.”

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