Picturing health: 35 years of photojournalism at WHO

PHOTO FEATURE ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Drug abuse: USA, 1970
Counselling for former addicts at a drug rehabilitation centre, USA
WHO/Charles Blackwell

Around 1970, Charles Blackwell produced a series of photographs relating to drug abuse, enforcement and rehabilitation programmes in New York City. Mr Blackwell's images, which appeared in several different issues of the World Health magazine, focused on the impact of drugs on minority communities.

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