Adam Dean

Myitkyina, Kachin State, Myanmar (Burma)

Mung Hkawng Lahpai, 21, a recovering drug addict in his first week of withdrawal from heroin use after a 6 year addiction, is administered with a water dousing treatment to try and reduce the cravings for his addiction at a Kachin Baptist Convention drug rehabilitation facility. Mung Hkawng Lahpai died of an overdose after escaping a few weeks after this photo was taken. Kachin state, where most of Myanmar's jade comes from, has some of the highest rates of heroin use and HIV infection in Myanmar.

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Adam Dean
Myitkyina, Kachin State
Myanmar (Burma)
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