Tag: Harm reduction

  • Is There a Future for Safe Drug Consumption Sites?

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    PHOTO CREDIT: Kent Nishimura / Getty Images SOURCES: Cornell Law School: “21 U.S. Code S 856 – Maintaining drug-involved premises.”  The New York Times: “Nation’s First Supervised Drug-Injection Sites Open in New York.” Filter: “NY Bill to Expand Safe Consumption Sites Advances, With Time Short.” Gothamist: “After Years Of Delay, NYC Opens First Supervised Injection […]

  • Opioid Addiction Harm Reduction: What to Know

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    SOURCES: Addiction: “Rate of Detoxification Service Use and its Impact Among a Cohort of Supervised Injecting Facility Users.” American Addiction Centers: “Suboxone Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline & Detox Treatment.” Caleb Blaschke, Sioux Falls, SD. Canadian Mental Health Association: “Harm Reduction.” City of New York: “Overdose Prevention Centers Averted 59 Overdoses in First Three Weeks of Operation.” […]