Drinking or Dropping, It’s All the Same –

Jan. 12, 2018 – On the street, methadone is sometimes referred to as the “liquid handcuffs.” … The limited data recently made available by the New York City health department hints at structural discrepancies in access to treatment that become obvious during visits to these clinics. In New York City, 53 percent of participants in methadone programs are Latino, 23 percent are black, and 21 percent are white, according to 2016 health department data.
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