Use + Harm Reduction

Researchers Confirm the Lifesaving Power of a Safe Supply of Drugs

A team of researchers working at a clinic in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia has added to the evidence behind advocacy…

September 16, 2020

The Postal Crisis Exacerbates the Overdose Crisis

We are in the midst of what has been dubbed a “postal service crisis.” And although the potential impact on…

September 16, 2020

Majority of Surveyed Doctors Misattribute Tobacco Harms to Nicotine

Government fearmongering and crackdowns on nicotine vaping products have likely contributed to widespread ignorance about the difference between the harms…

September 15, 2020

Russian Drug Users Describe Life and Trends During the Pandemic

Drug use is globally interconnected. Just thinking of the routes illegal drugs take up to the point of consumption—from being…

September 15, 2020

Lacking Access to Clean Needles, I Caught a Life-Threatening Blood Infection

A few months ago I caught a life-threatening blood infection from a dirty needle. Well, probably. I don't know that…

September 14, 2020

Rest in Power, Jesse Harvey

Networks of drug users and harm reductionists have been repeatedly devastated as overdose deaths surge amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Now…

September 10, 2020

Utah’s Overdose Spike and a Green Substance Known as “Hulk”

Local officials and harm reductionists are reporting increased drug overdoses in Utah this year, concentrated in Salt Lake City, although…

September 10, 2020

The Incredible Story of Zürich’s Journey to Harm Reduction

Drugs, troublemaking, bad grades. At the close of 1968, Sidi was expelled from school. Now, the party could begin in…

September 9, 2020

Can LSD Microdosing Be a Potent Weapon Against Pain?

LSD is a famously potent psychedelic. But new research has investigated the drug's potential in a whole new setting, as…

September 3, 2020

A 10-Minute Training Can Eliminate Fentanyl Myths Among First Responders

The myth that fentanyl can cause an overdose through simple skin contact has been peddled by law enforcement trainers and…

September 3, 2020