Ohio's first diversion center opens in Cuyahoga County

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CLEVELAND — On Tuesday, a cultural shift occurred relating to the future of the justice system, at least that's the hope. 

"Untreated substance use disorder and mental illness is a major driver of crime," Cuyahoga County Drug Court Judge David Matia said.

Matia sees it daily before his bench, but now there’s another option: Ohio's first diversion center that offers help instead of jail.

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