Sharon Stancliff talks about the issues delaying wider distribution of naloxone around the USA, including issues like legality and costs.
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.
Occasionally someone will come though an exchange with injecting issues that don’t fit into any ‘standard’ drug training. The person I saw last week had issues that challenged my background in drug services, mental health services and expectations.
Nearly ten years ago, North America’s first safe-injection site opened in Vancouver, B.C., providing sterile needles and other harm-reducing amenities for struggling addicts. A driving force behind this facility for two years was Hungarian-born au…