Community mourns unexpected death of overdose prevention activist

Community mourns unexpected death of overdose prevention activist

People trying to prevent more opioid overdoses in Philadelphia are reeling from the unexpected  death of Paul Yabor, 56, a longtime local and national activist. Yabor spent decades advocating for the rights of those

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Essay: 'People die of stigma. They don't die from heroin.'
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Essay: 'People die of stigma. They don't die from heroin.'

It seemed particularly cruel that Paul Yabor, 55, an activist in the HIV/AIDs and harm reduction communities who suffered from a substance use disorder himself, died last week Tuesday of a drug overdose at an open-air shooting

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Community mourns unexpected death of overdose prevention activist

Community mourns unexpected death of overdose prevention activist

People trying to prevent more opioid overdoses in Philadelphia are reeling from the unexpected  death of Paul Yabor, 56, a longtime local and national activist. Yabor spent decades advocating for the rights of those

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