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The death toll from heroine overdoses has been rising 40% per year since 2011, overtaking fatalities from HIV in 2013. News stories on the issue are long on fear but short on solutions. So here are five things you need to know about America's heroin overdose crisis.
A Vancouver injection site reduced public drug use, cut down on the spread of HIV/AIDS and overdose deaths, and helped people get into treatment.