Direct Relief News
Direct Relief News
Jan 16, 2020
In America’s Heartland, an Unlikely Activist Tackles the Opioid Epidemic
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As communities across the U.S. grapple with the opioid epidemic, a Midwest-based group is using unconventional methods to promote the health of drug users. Through street-based outreach, the IHRC has equipped drug users across the state with Naloxone—the drug that reverses opioid overdoses. Since 2016, the group has helped prevent more than 2,000 opioid-related deaths. […]
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