Media + Culture

    Why I Think We Need to Move Beyond “Harm Reduction”

    I walked around the park grounds checking out the jubilant crowd of young partygoers. ...

    Watch: A Visually Stunning Chemsex Support Campaign

    A Spanish HIV/AIDS organization has launched a colorful video campaign meditating on queer men’s ...

    Ten Photos From 2020 That Reflect 2021’s Biggest Challenges

    Few years in living memory have been as dramatic and distressing as 2020, and ...

    What It’s Like to Be “Out” as a Person Who Uses Heroin

    In May 2019 Louise Vincent, executive director of the Urban Survivors Union, urged privileged ...

    Reason to Raise a Glass: The Alcohol-Zero-Tolerance Project Is Doomed

    The World Health Organization has declared that there is no safe level of drinking—a ...

    How Artists Are Reimagining the Overdose Crisis

    Last year, I volunteered at a harm reduction center where fights and cold sweats ...

    My Psychedelic Love Story: An Interview With Filmmaker Errol Morris

    On the surface, Joanna Harcourt-Smith had the kind of life many people dream of. ...

    So We’re Drinking Our Way Through the Pandemic? It’s What Drugs Are For.

    People are drinking (and using marijuana) more during the pandemic. Alarms have predictably been ...