Use + Harm Reduction

    New Zealand Government Initiative Shows Welcome Support for Tobacco Harm Reduction

    The New Zealand government has launched an online resource endorsing—and educating about— vaping products ...

    Filter Video: Inside Portugal’s First Mobile Safe Consumption Site

    In April of this year, Portugal, a country well known for having decriminalized all ...

    Safe Consumption Site in Philly Has 90 Percent Support Among Locals

    Communities most impacted by the overdose crisis are more likely to back groundbreaking interventions ...

    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 ...