Amanpour and Company

Inside America’s First Overdose Prevention Center

Clip: 06/08/2022 | 16m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

In 2021, more than 107,000 people died of a drug overdose in the U.S. This amounts to one overdose death every five minutes for a full year. One man attempting to change all this is Sam Rivera, executive director of OnPoint NYC. The organization prevents drug-related deaths by providing safe spaces where people can use illegal drugs under staff supervision.

Aired: 06/08/22

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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