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WVU in the News: Program aims to put humanity back into the lives of those recovering from addiction

MARTINSBURG — The thought of blueberries doesn’t often bring a tear to one’s eye. But in this group, it does.

For recovering drug addicts, the idea of this common fruit — a blueberry — is the first step of many in engaging a society they had once felt they couldn’t be apart of.

That is a step the Community Overdose Response Plan State Demonstration pilot is aiming to address through new rural outreach programs, stigma reduction and building on programs that are already available in the area.

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