In the mountainous region of Myanmar’s most northern Kachin state, eight years of displacement and conflict has left many civilians distressed and poverty-stricken.

A fragile ceasefire underlies the ongoing instability there while some have turned to drugs because of stress and depression.

Al Jazeera's Laura Burdon-Manley reports.

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