Regional Report: Newport Methadone Clinic Done With Mobile Unit

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For this week’s Friday Regional Report we turn to the city of Newport, which is home to the state’s only mobile methadone clinic. And that mobile clinic may become a thing of the past, after security concerns were raised following a robbery in January.

Now BAART Behavioral Services has asked the city’s permission to dispense methadone at their offices. Robin Smith, reporter for the Orleans County Record, an edition of the Caledonian Record has been following the story and she speaks with VPR’s Peter Biello.

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