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New Campaign Aims to Address Rising Overdose Deaths in Communities of Color

Increased contamination of illicit drugs is leading to more and more overdose deaths. And those deaths disproportionately affect people of color.

The National Council for Mental Wellbeing, in partnership with Shatterproof and the Ad Council has launched a new campaign to bring resources and stories of hope to people with substance use disorder.

To find out more, we spoke to Cortney Lovell from the National Council for Mental Wellbeing.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!
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