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Blacks in metro areas across the country are dying of opioid addiction at alarming rates

Middle-aged Blacks are experiencing a concerning rise in opioid deaths from manufactured fentanyl mixed with other drugs. Although all racial, ethnic and age groups saw significant increases in opioid-and synthetic opioid-involved overdose deaths between 2015 and 2017, death rates among Blacks in large metropolitan areas are cause for growing alarm in these communities. In 2017—the latest year for […]