Those involved in the political process, including activists Dean Wilson and Ann Livingston from the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU); Philip Owen, the city's mayor at the time; and other participants in the political process who hold varying opinions about the merits of a harm reduction approach and a safe injection site, present their perspectives and experiences directly to the viewer.
What does VANDU stand for?
VANDU stands for Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users
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From the BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health VANDU Women Clinic Action Research for Empowerment Project (VANDU Women CARE) is a unique research collaboration between the BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH), the UBC School of Nursing, and the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU) Women's Group--a peer-driven, community-based organization that provides support, education and advocacy by and for women who use drugs in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
The concluding tide cards announce that the central figure of the documentary, Dean Wilson, a heroin addict and president of the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users, has failed in his attempts to quit heroin and in his efforts to open safe injection sites.