Treating addiction with hydromorphone saves lives and money, experts say
A longtime heroin addict named Max winds a band of blue rubber around his bicep.
“So my veins will stick up,” he explains before quickly sliding the needle beneath his skin and injecting a powerful drug called hydromorphone.
The facility is called the Crosstown Clinic in Vancouver's downtown eastside.
Greg Rasmussen reports
Dr. Michael O'Shaughnessy