Jonathan Kirkpatrick

    Jonathan covers harm reduction and re-entry. He’s incarcerated at Washington Corrections Center, where he’s a Teacher’s Assistant for re-entry workshops and trains peer educators in HIV and hepatitis C harm reduction. His writing has been published by the AppealTruthoutJewish Currents and the Seattle Journal of Social Justice. His Washington State Department of Corrections ID is #716850, and until WDOC corrects a 29-year-old paperwork error his name in Securus is “Jonathon.”

    How Prison Smoking Bans Created a Health Crisis

    When I first entered Washington State Department of Corrections custody in 1995, the currency ...

    HIV Rights Advance for Cops, Ahead of the Sex Workers They Criminalize

    On March 23, the city of Nashville settled a federal discrimination lawsuit over barring ...

    Spokane Eyes Involuntary Treatment for Anyone Revived With Naloxone

    The City Council of Spokane, Washington, has proposed that being administered naloxone should be ...

    Naltrexone as Opioid Treatment: Who Does It Work For, Besides Cops?

    Of the three Food and Drug Administration-approved medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD), two ...

    Harm Reduction for Short-Term Meth Withdrawal

    Withdrawal from opioids is so thoroughly studied that the process is regularly referenced in ...