By the Urban Survivors Union, the North Carolina Survivors Union, the NC Chapter of NAMA and NAMA
It took a global pandemic to get a takehome, let's make sure this crisis does not pass without lasting Methadone Reform. Methadone is the gold standard for opioid use disorder but the system in which it operates is broken. Methadone is too important to leave broken. We all know that Methadone is too hard to access, and the barriers associated with it are monumental, deterring many people in need from accessing this life-saving treatment. We know that overdose rates would decrease if there was readily available low barrier access to Methadone. We deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.
Recording and transcript available here.