Syringe Services as Part of Opioid Treatment - 4:54
Posted May 09, 2018
How to deal with the drug overdose epidemic in West Virgnia is often debated. Guest Robin Pollini, Associate Professor in West Virginia University's Injury Control Research Center, tells host Eric Minor that needle exchanges provide harm reduction as part of a comprehensive opioid addiction treatment plan.
Hosted by: Eric Minor Produced by: Keystone Newsmakers Team
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WV has one of the highest diabetes rates in the nation, yet there is an insulin affordability crisis and diabetics are vulnerable when it comes to getting their life-saving insulin. West Virginia Delegate Barbara Evans Fleischauer says she is working to send a message to policymakers to help in this life and death situation, including a trip to Canada where insulin is significantly less expensive, and getting the work out. Eric Minor hosts. For more information, visit: tinyurl.com/wvahcinsulin; http://www.wvlegislature.gov/News_release/pressrelease.cfm?release=2665 and https://insulincaravan.eventsmart.com/events/caravan-to-canada/