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Changing Face of Needle Exchange

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Allan Clear talks about the changing face of needle exchange over the years, from the activist roots though to its mainstreaming and formalisation.

Video by: Nigel Brunsdon

Nigel Brunsdon is the owner of Injecting Advice. He’s been working in harm reduction since the 1990’s, previously a frontline needle programme worker he now splits his time between photography and developing online resources for drugs workers and users.

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