Methadone can help
You could hear the frustration and the anger, and state Rep. James Clay got an earful of it in a loud, not always civil, public meeting last week.
Back in February 2009, some 1,500 people turned out at Anne Frank Elementary School in Bustleton to oppose a planned methadone clinic at Grant Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard.
There are plenty of services to fight addiction and violence in Kensington, Port Richmond and North Philly. Navigating that network of services, however, is no easy task.