Use + Harm Reduction

    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 ...

    How Technology Is Rapidly Advancing Overdose-Resistant Bathrooms

    As the US harm reduction community grapples with the legal, cultural and political challenges ...

    US Arrival of Heat-Not-Burn Is Another Option for Smokers to Switch

    Last week the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved IQOS, a device that delivers ...