Injecting Advice

Importance of Emotional Harm Reduction for Ourselves

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Emily Winkelstein talks about the need for people in the drugs field to support each other emotionally as we are all carrying a burden of grief and trauma.

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.

Nigel Brunsdon

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