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Gaps in NC addiction treatment disproportionately hit rural residents of color

By Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven In recent years, illicitly manufactured fentanyl has tainted the supply of street drugs, leading to skyrocketing rates of overdoses and deaths. Of late, though, there’s growing hope for those who want treatment for their substance use disorder. Two medications — buprenorphine and methadone — can be effectively used to help people break […]