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  1. Shelly's Story

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    from North Carolina Harm Reduction Added 5,842 2 3

    Family tragedy compels mother and son BJ and Chad Sanders to share their loss, advocating for saving lives in North Carolina with both 911 Good Samaritan law and Naloxone access. Producer, interviewer,…

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    • Opioid Medication Safety: The Role of Naloxone

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      Essential information for people who take opioids for pain and doctors who are interested in prescribing naloxone when they prescribe opioids. This video provides easy training on opioid safety and…

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      • Worth Saving

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        Overdose is the leading cause of death for the 15,000 injection drug users in San Francisco. The majority of these deaths are preventable. This compassionate short video follows two drug users through…

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        • Durham Sex Workers Talk About Violence Prevention and Condom Use

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          On the night of October 13, 2012, five sex workers at a roadside motel in Durham, NC (part of the regular Saturday night neighborhood condom-and-safety-supplies-distribution visit for NCHRC outreach…

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          • Former Sex Workers and Advocates Talk about Condom Use

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            UPDATE 3/30/2015: We now have a commitment from F.P.D. that they will not arrest for condom use! Their officers have had sensitivity training and there have been no known incidents of condom arrests…

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            • Harm Reductionists Talk about Opiate Overdose Mortality Prevention

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              (Because of the detailed animated infographics in this video, it is recommended that it be played at full-screen size.) Jeff McDowell, Executive Director of the Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition…

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              • Drug War Update: Why Are Some Drugs Illegal?

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                Why are some drugs legal and others illegal? DPA's Executive Director Ethan Nadelmann breaks down the surprising history of drug prohibition in the United States. This is the seventh update…

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                • Lieutenant Detective Pat Glynn: Saving Lives with Narcan

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                  Lieutenant Detective Pat Glynn, Commander: Special Investigations/Narcotics Unit of the Quincy, Massachusetts Police Department, shares some impressive results, where opiate overdose deaths have been…

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                  • Rig Dig

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                    At the crack of dawn every morning, Mark and Dave hit the streets of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada to do the “Rig Dig.” “Rig Diggers” are people who previously used…

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                    • Sex Worker Violence Prevention (posted 09/30/12)

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                      from North Carolina Harm Reduction Added 845 2 1

                      Update 4/2/2015: F.P.D has committed to not arresting sex workers for condoms and has had their officers undergo community sensitivity training. NCHRC applauds their efforts to do so! North…

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                      • The Tool to Save a Life: Drug Overdose Prevention in the South

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                        The U.S. is experiencing an epidemic of heroin and prescription pill overdose. Across the South, substance abuse counselors, policymakers, doctors, and faith leaders are organizing their communities…

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                        • A Syringe Exchange Love Story with Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition

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                          In April 2015, 2 NCHRC videographers (Adé Oni and Hyun Namkoong) traveled down to Atlanta, GA to document the amazing harm reduction work that is unfolding at Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition…

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                          Harm Reduction

                          North Carolina Harm Reduction Created by North Carolina Harm Reduction

                          This group is dedicated to harm reduction and harm reduction affairs.

                          Harm reduction refers to a range of public health policies designed to reduce the harmful consequences associated with drug use, sex work and other high risk activities. Harm reduction is put forward as a useful perspective alongside the more conventional approaches of demand and supply reduction.

                          Many advocates argue that prohibitionist laws criminalize people for suffering from a disease and cause harm, for example by obliging drug addicts to obtain drugs of unknown purity from unreliable criminal sources at high prices,…


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                          This group is dedicated to harm reduction and harm reduction affairs.

                          Harm reduction refers to a range of public health policies designed to reduce the harmful consequences associated with drug use, sex work and other high risk activities. Harm reduction is put forward as a useful perspective alongside the more conventional approaches of demand and supply reduction.

                          Many advocates argue that prohibitionist laws criminalize people for suffering from a disease and cause harm, for example by obliging drug addicts to obtain drugs of unknown purity from unreliable criminal sources at high prices, increasing the risk of overdose and death.

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