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Stories from the field | A community-led response to the overdose crisis in the USA

In this video, Louise Vincent from Urban Survivors’ Union talks about her daily reality, fighting the overdose crisis in North Carolina, USA

We will conclude the public health dimension topic with the real-world experiences from Louise Vincent. Louise talks about the devastating overdose crisis in the USA. She gives us insight into the daily work of her organisation, fully run by and for the community of people who use drugs.

Such community led initiatives will be further spotlighted throughout this course and we will dive deeper in the community involvement in the second topic of the next week: “The community at the heart of the response”.

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