Use + Harm Reduction

    Mexico Public Health Agency Lashes Out Against Tobacco Harm Reduction

    Mexico’s consumer health protection agency has effectively denounced the US Food and Drug Administration’s ...

    Photo Essay: Inside Australia’s Safe Consumption Sites

    While officials in the US—and the UK where I live—debate the introduction of safe ...

    Harm Reduction Is Growing in Scotland—But So Are Overdose Deaths

    In November 2018, Scotland launched a revised national drug policy that prioritizes recovery resources, ...

    I Chose Functional Heroin Use. Here’s How It Works for Me.

    Recovery from addiction is different for everyone. In my case, abstinence from heroin didn’t ...

    What Happens When a Syringe Exchange Is Shut Down

    HIV infections are surging in Cabell County, West Virginia. On April 4, 2019, the ...

    Childhood Development Issues and Adult Addiction Fit the Same Pattern

    Behavioral-developmental challenges in childhood and addiction problems in adulthood are two sides of the ...

    Three Takeaways From Filter’s Tobacco Harm Reduction and Health Justice Event

    On May 17, Filter hosted a panel entitled “Tobacco Harm Reduction, Vulnerable Populations & Health Justice” ...

    Innovative Canadian “Street Degree” Empowers Peer Harm Reduction Workers

    In British Columbia, an entirely peer-taught overdose prevention “Street Degree” program has graduated its ...