Kastalia Medrano Kastalia Medrano

    Kastalia is a journalist interested in stories about drugs, mental illness and public health. Her work has appeared in publications including Newsweek, Vice, Gizmodo, Vox and Teen Vogue. She is a volunteer at the Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center and lives in Manhattan.

    How the Pandemic Hit People Who Use Drugs, in Their Own Words

    In some ways, the coronavirus pandemic has hit marginalized people who use drugs the ...

    How Harm Reduction Is Responding to the Pandemic

    In the two weeks since the first coronavirus cases were confirmed in New York ...

    IV Ketamine Shows Promise for Chronic Pain, But Doubts Remain

    The Littleton, Colorado location of Ketamine Wellness Centers is in the basement level of ...