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7.24.2015

A Syringe Exchange Love Story with Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition

The importance of expanding access not only to methadone and buprenorphine maintenance treatment but also to broader harm reduction services during this prescription pain killer and heroin addiction and overdose epidemic can not be overstated.
Below you will see a video by Adé Oni and Hyun Namkoong, videographers from the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition, that was produced after they visited and filmed at the Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition's syringe exchange outreach program. #HarmReductionSavesLives


A Syringe Exchange Love Story with Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition from North Carolina Harm Reduction on Vimeo.

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 (AHRC). Under the inspiring leadership of Mona Bennett and Dr. Mojgan Zare, AHRC has accomplished critical progress in the struggle for improving health outcomes for injection drug users and communities impacted by injection drug use.

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