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Getting Into Harm Reduction

Sudbury, Ontario

Standing up to stigma and being an advocate are explored by Mark in this video.

Mark in a video interview

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So I decided to change my life for the better about two years ago and ever since then I’ve been drawn into harm reduction and advocacy. And that was never me. Well I didn’t see that being me, but it’s me.
I face lots of stigma, but I don’t know. I almost get, I don’t know, like, an energy when somebody is stigmatizing someone around me and I have to speak up and be a voice.
You’ve got to be a certain type of person to do the harm reduction work. I don’t think anybody can do it.