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Merced residents say more resources needed for substance abuse recovery

The rate of substance abuse and overdose deaths in Merced County are soaring. But there is no local overnight detox center and few other resources are available for addicts seeking recover. “There’s just not a lot of understanding or empathy in the community. There’s still a big stigma and criminalization of addicts.” Read more at We’Ced.


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