Proposed Addiction Treatment Facility Draws Beckley Community's Ire

Jul 31, 2018

Credit West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On this West Virginia Morning, a Beckley neighborhood has rallied to fight a new psychiatric clinic, that among other things, will offer medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Kara Lofton reports the tension lies between what experts say is a much-needed service that residents don’t want in their neighborhood.

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