Supervised Drug Sites


Are supervised injection sites for drug users the solution to New York’s opioid overdose epidemic? The controversial approach would allow addicts to inject drugs under the supervision of a doctor or nurse who can administer an overdose antidote if necessary. Kassandra Frederique, New York State director of the Drug Policy Alliance is here to explain.


Title: Supervised Drug Sites

Format: Video

Clean of Graphics: No

Type: Segment

Subject(s): Opioids Crisis

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: WLIW | MetroFocus

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 03/13/2018

Runtime: 00:08:40

Main Asset File Size: 3.21 GB

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  • Media Rights: All manner and media
  • Territory (*Please note: all internet exploitation of this program must be geo-limited to the specified territory): United States (including territories and possessions)
  • Term: In perpetuity
  • Releases: Unlimited
  • Editing Allowed?: Yes
  • Digital Classroom Rights: Yes
  • Promotional Use: Yes

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Special Instructions: N/A

Language: English


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