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    Why I Overdosed During the Pandemic, and Why I Survived

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    How I Wish My Parents Had Reacted to My Heroin Use

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    In “It Just Starts All Over Again,”Filter interviews patients and staff at a methadone clinic, as well as drug policy expert Deborah Smalls. Why can’t access to this lifesaving medication be improved?.

    Filter speaks with harm reduction activists in the Philippines, who work in the face of President Duterte’s murderous drug war.

    “Nicotine Hunger,” an original Filter video, features Louise Ross, a pioneering British harm reductionist whose work includes introducing vaping to smokers in a mental health hospital.