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New Jersey Program Aims to Tackle Increased Overdose Deaths Among Black Residents

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New Jersey saw the number of fatal drug overdoses drop last year. But overdose deaths among Black residents have actually gone up. WHYY’s Nicole Leonard has more on a New Jersey program designed to address the disparity.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 3/8/23)

Nicole Leonard is a health and science reporter for WHYY News. She joined the newsroom in 2022 after covering health care for Connecticut Public Radio. Before that, she was the health reporter for the Press of Atlantic City.