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Sept. 10, 2019: Breaking The Grip Of Meth On Colorado; What’s Making That Seasonal Noise?

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Darin Valdez with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner at CPR Studios during a break. Valdez works at Sobriety House in Denver as an addiction counselor, after overcoming addiction himself.

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Opioids get a lot of attention, but Colorado has a meth problem too, and it's getting worse. Today, the extent of the problem, efforts to treat the addiction, and a discussion with a man who was addicted and now counsels others. Then, are the cicadas prolific this year? Plus, making sure the boot isn't abused, and previewing the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb.