Rowdy Yates on the development of Lifeline's Needle Exchange

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Rowdy Yates
Rowdy Yates
Location: Manchester, UK
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VIDEO NUMBER:
49
CATEGORY:
Harm Reduction
DATE ADDED:
07-07-2008
DESCRIPTION

Rowdy describes the early introduction of needle exchange in the North West in the 1980's. Rowdy talks about the development of vending machines for clean needles.

Footnotes
1) BOOK: If it Weren't for the Alligators: History of Drugs, Music and Popular Culture in Manchester (Paperback 2001 Lifeline)

 'This book will be compulsive reading for those who know Rowdy, know Lifeline or know the pioneering work of this organisation over more than 20 years. For those who lack this knowledge base the book should be compulsory reading' 
( John Strang Consultant Advisor (Drugs) to the Department of Health, England ) 

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