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Virginia Tech Medical Student Participates in Supervised Injection Project for Opioid Addicts

State officials have declared opioid addiction an emergency and this year is on pace to be the deadliest year ever. But a medical student at Virginia Tech has just returned from a Fulbright Research Grant in Vancouver with a fresh view of a controversial program called “supervised injection.” Charles Fishburne talked with Andrew Gaddis about his first-hand view of opioid addiction and a program designed to keep people from dying and offer them recovery options.