Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion, (LEAD) is a harm reduction approach that seeks to accomplish the goals of reduced criminal behavior and improved public safety by connecting low-level drug offenders with treatment, social services, and other community resources.  This approach has proven to save money with demonstrated success in reducing future criminal behavior as opposed to processing low-level drug offenders through the criminal justice system.

This service is provided in Burke and Catawba County. For more information contact Tim Lentz