The Clinic – A Film By Elivia Shaw

 “Amidst a devastating opioid epidemic, a needle exchange and free clinic operates in the shadows of Fresno, California.”


The Crystal Meth Epidemic Plaguing Fresno

VICE’s Paola Ramos traveled to Fresno to explore the history, factors and the ongoing relationship between the Latino community and methamphetamine use.”

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Related Media

Harm Reduction: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

 “John Oliver discusses why overdoses in the U.S. have been on the rise and what we should, and shouldn’t, be doing to prevent them.

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Killer High: The Silent Crisis | Official Trailer

 “It’s the crisis no one really knows about. Start streaming wherever you stream ABC30 on 9/19 or watch on ABC30. Now streaming on Hulu.”

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Research & Resources

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New Books by Dr. John Zweifler — Our Clinic Doctor

Available on Amazon & — eBook & paperback options

Links to Purchase on Amazon:

Tipping Health Care 2024

Pop Health 

“Dr. Zweifler has written extensively about a range of health care topics. His fresh perspectives reflect his broad experience and illuminate the key issues in health care in a way that all of us can understand and relate to…

Dr. Zweifler is the author of several e-books including Tipping Health Care 2024 and Pop Health, that offer innovative, common-sense solutions and practical approaches to tip health care in the right direction.”

Cover of Central Valley Physicians Spring 2020

Central Valley Physicians Spring 2020 Article

“Making it Easier to Prevent, Reduce and Treat Opioid Addiction”

Tools War in Drugs 2022 National Overdose Deaths Graphic

Tools in the War in Drugs PowerPoint Presentation

PowerPoint slides on the opioid epidemic and harm reduction created by Dr. Lasher

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SJV Free Clinic & Needle Exchange Patient Rights Cards

Samples of the personal cards we give to our patients to protect their rights.

The Public Health Impact of Needle Exchange Programs in the United States and Abroad

Report for the CDC concluding Needle Exchange programs do not promote drug use.

Executive summary and conclusions.

Fresno County Grand Jury Report (2004-2005)

The Fresno County Grand Jury Report concluding that needle exchange programs will reduce incidence of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C in Fresno County. Including recommendation to establish needle exchange and purchase programs in accordance with State laws AB136 and SB1159.