We who live in San Luis Obispo County are at times unaware of the underlying problems residing here. The fluff stands out very well and hides those areas we tend to keep in the shadows.

If we actually have a desire to make changes for the better, perhaps it is time to step into the REAL world, use REAL statistics and find REAL solutions to our problems, instead of listening to Disneyland fluff.

This is a link to California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, the funding source for our county Drug and Alcohol Services. We currently have several agencies looking for funding to obtain this information. If you have contact with them, please let them know that it is already available for free.