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As fentanyl pervades, Brockton, Massachusetts tries to find ways to prevent more overdose deaths09:29
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A Narcan nasal device used to administer naloxone. (Mary Altaffer/AP)
A Narcan nasal device used to administer naloxone. (Mary Altaffer/AP)

Drug overdose deaths have hit a new high and it's impacting Black Americans most. New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds death rates were highest among Black Americans from 2019 to 2020.

WBUR's Martha Bebinger went to Brockton, Massachusetts to try and understand why Black communities are hit hardest and what's being done to fix it.

This segment aired on July 19, 2022.

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