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International Overdose Awareness Day 2013

Podcast 86 – August 30, 2013

NigelBrunsdonSMALLEliza Wheeler – Harm Reduction Coalition
Sharon Stancliff – Harm Reduction Coalition
Pat Glynn – Narcotics Unit Commander from Quincy, MA
Nigel Brunsdon – HIT and Injecting Advice
Heather Edney – La Ventana Treatment Program
Lisa Raville – Harm Reduction Action Center

with special thanks to Emily Brunsdon


This week’s podcast focuses on International Overdose Awareness Day, August 31st. It includes interviews with Eliza Wheeler who advertises the Overdose Awareness Day Memorial March and Celebration of Life in San Francisco, Sharon Stancliff talking about the newly released SAMSHA toolkit, Narcotics Unit Commander Pat Glynn talks about the role police play in reducing overdose deaths using naloxone in Quincy, Massachusetts, Nigel Brunsdon of HIT and Injecting Advice fills us in on the UK scene, Heather Edney, Executive Director of La Ventana Treatment Program, talks about the newly created mural ‘The Memory Lives On’ and also surviving multiple overdoses and Lisa Raville Executive Director of the Harm Reduction Action Center in Denver talks about syringe exchange developments and their overdose anti-stigma work.

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