Surry County (NC) uses volunteer transportation program to fight opioid crisis

  • Date: 12/29/2021

One rural North Carolina county is fighting the opioid crisis with a program designed to connect those in recovery with the care they need, and they’re asking for volunteers to help.

Ride the Road to Recovery is a free transportation program, specifically designed for patients recovering from substance abuse disorder. Surry County Transportation Coordinator Deborah Giep said recovery is made up of an interconnected web of needs, and the service takes people to multiple destinations to help meet them.

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