Drug Court Takes Unique Approach To Rehab

A drug court judge in Otsego County is using a novel approach to beat the drug epidemic – running.

Judge Brian Burns tells a local TV station he and Nathan Getman, principal court attorney in Otsego County created the Phoenix Running Club last year.

Those in the drug court are offered the chance to join the club and while it’s not a perfect fit for everyone, the club has had a lot of success with one recovering addict doing so well he came back to lead the club