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Your Life Is Worth It

Created with/text by/art direction by Sam Junge of the Portland People’s Outreach Project.


A dark purple line drawing of two women sitting together. One is injecting a syringe into her arm. Text above states: “YOUR LIFE IS WORTH IT! Plan ahead so that someone will be able to get you help or Narcan you if you overdose. When you shoot dope, try and have someone there with you until you finish your shot. If that’s not possible, make sure someone’s planning on checking on you. Or call a friend and have them wait on speakerphone until you’re done.”

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