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Idea from Victor Kananda

Title

How Switzerland Dealt With Its Heroin Problem

Summary

Unknown to many, America is not the first country to deal with an opioid epidemic. Back in the ’80s and ’90s, Switzerland was walking the very shoes America walks today. Back then, overdose deaths were a common sight in the streets of this beautiful European nation. Switzerland reduced overdose deaths by 50%, HIV infection by 65%, and Heroin users by 80%. This article will explore in-depth the steps that Sweden took to reduce its overdoses and lessons America can learn.

Author

Victor Kananda

Links

  • https://www.drugpolicyfacts.org/region/switzerland