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Harm reduction gains attention in battling overdoses

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Drug overdoses, particularly from opioids, happen far more today than they did just a few decades back. The epidemic has caused grief and heartache for families and has left communities grappling for solutions. One solution, harm reduction, which essentially provides a safer way to use drugs, has become a topic of passionate debate.