PBS NewsHour

Former drug users work the front lines of the opioid crisis

Clip: 10/06/2017 | 12m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

They visit overdose victims in the hospital. They hand out lifesaving drugs on the streets and educate their peers about their own relapses. In Rhode Island, former drug addicts are the most valuable fighters on the front lines of the war against opioids. William Brangham reports as part of our series, “America Addicted.”

Aired: 10/06/17

Rating: NR

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