opioid

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Activist Playbook
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Opioid Addiction in Dearborn’s Muslim Community

VICE heads to Michigan to see how the opioid epidemic has hurt Dearborn’s Muslim community.
VICE Canada Reports
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Overdose Crisis on the US-Canada Border: Steel Town Down

WARNING: This film contains graphic images of drug use. Steel Town Down traces the cycle of drug use in a struggling Canadian steel town on the US border as it grapples with a dramatic rise in overdoses linked to fentanyl.
VICE News Shorts / Extra Scene
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The Soo's Dirty Secret (Mama Bear)

VICE followed local resident Connie Raynor-Elliott, known as "Mama Bear," who has made it her mission to help drug users and those suffering with addictions in her spare time.
VICE Canada Reports / Extra Scene
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Overdose in the Soo: How I Was Left to Die by a Dumpster

We meet Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario resident Kylie, who nearly died from an opioid overdose. Her friends left her by a dumpster instead of calling for help.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
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Heroin Librarians

VICE News visits McPherson Square Park and Library in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia - a community being torn apart by opioid addiction.
Tonic Specials
10:36

The Opioid Effect: Maine's Fishing Community Battles with Heroin

In 2016, the state of Maine averaged one drug overdose death a day, with the vast majority of those deaths by heroin. VICE goes behind the numbers to the fishing town of Machias to meet people whose lives have been affected by the heroin epidemic.
Tonic Specials
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The Opioid Effect: An Ohio Family Rebuilds After Addiction

As part of our ongoing investigation of the opioid epidemic, VICE spent a day in Chillicothe, Ohio following a social worker and meeting a family still dealing with the impact of their daughter's addiction to heroin.
Daily VICE
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Methadone is Like Liquid Handcuffs': A Stark Portrait of Addiction in the Maritimes

VICE's Justin Ling met with filmmaker Ashley McKenzie to talk about why her film is more relevant than ever.
Relapse: Opioid Crisis in Canada
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How To Administer Naloxone

Naloxone kits are essential for preventing opioid deaths. Vice demonstrates how to administer naloxone using the kit obtained for free from a Toronto pharmacy.
Relapse: Opioid Crisis in Canada / Clip
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Harm Reduction Tips

Guidelines on how to protect yourself from an overdose
Relapse: Opioid Crisis in Canada
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How I Beat Fentanyl

A fentanyl addiction took over A'lisa Ramsey's life, this is how she got it back.
Relapse: Opioid Crisis in Canada
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Keeping the Downtown Eastside Alive

Overdose deaths from fentanyl and other opioids have hit crisis levels and members from Vancouver's downtown eastside
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