Use + Harm Reduction

    There’s a Real Prospect for a Safe Consumption Site in Somerville, MA

    The national fight for safe consumption sites (SCS) seems effectively headquartered in Philadelphia, thanks ...

    Why Peers Who Use Drugs Are Overdose Prevention “Heroes”

    Harm reduction is increasingly being assimilated into the medical establishment. Yet some people who ...

    Alcohol Must Be Part of the Harm Reduction Conversation 

    Alcohol is our favorite recreational drug besides caffeine. According to SAMHSA’s National Survey on ...

    Chemsex Invisibility May Explain Missing Meth Use in UK Data

    Regular methamphetamine and mephedrone use is nearly nonexistent in the United Kingdom—that is, if ...

    The White Van Prescribing Buprenorphine Outside a Baltimore Jail

    In 2017 the Behavioral Health Leadership Institute (BHLI), a Baltimore nonprofit, rented a truck. ...

    Even Insured Black Gay Men Still Aren’t Getting Equal Access to PrEP

    There’s a pill that can prevent new HIV infections—but, among queer men, it still ...

    New Drugs, Bad Policies Leave Philly Harm Reduction Groping in the Dark

    The “Walmart of Heroin” is how the New York Times described Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood—in ...

    Canadian Pharmacist Could Face Punishment for Giving Out Naloxone

    In Ontario, a Canadian province with large rural regions, one pharmacist is no longer ...