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    Sessi is an independent drug journalist and drug-user activist. She lives in New York City.

    Will Rhode Island Be the First State to Legalize Safe Consumption Sites?

    The prospect of safe consumption sites (SCS) for mitigating the United States’ historic overdose ...

    Without Evidence, Right-Wing Media Smears Seattle Harm Reductionists

    Right-wing media outlets are attacking a Seattle, Washington, harm reduction organization for promoting safer ...

    Charleston, WV, Wants a Syringe Service Program. Electeds Want It Criminalized.

    Despite efforts by Charleston, West Virginia, politicians to re-criminalize syringe distribution, harm reduction is ...

    A Guide to Lisbon’s Forthcoming Managed Alcohol Program

    Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, Portuguese officials have worked to ensure supports ...

    How a Chemsex Activist Teaches Yoga as Harm Reduction

    In the context of a neocolonial global marketplace commodifying South Asian religious practices, yoga ...

    Biden Quietly Announces Harm Reduction Among His Drug Priorities

    With no fanfare, President Joe Biden’s administration has announced its priorities for, and some ...

    Slovenia’s Sole Grassroots Syringe Exchange Violently Evicted, Bulldozed

    Slovenia’s sole grassroots harm reduction organization was forcefully displaced after authorities demolished a former ...