NAME: Sean Donohue, North Carolina
TITLE: Establishment of INSITE Clinics in major US cities.
MAJOR AREAS TO BE AFFECTED: The US Health care system and major urban hospitals, poverty rates, crime rates, overdose and HIV infection rates, urban police departments, National Institute of Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and the US Federal Drug and Food Administration.
SUMMARY: “The INSITE Clinics strive to treat drug addicts as people that are simply sick, rather than as trash or lesser human beings. Dr. John Blatherwick of Vancouver Coastal Health simply states, ‘The reason people should care is… because people are dying.'”