Use + Harm Reduction

    Portugal’s Decriminalization of Drug Use, Explained

    In 2001, Portugal was experiencing an opioid-involved overdose crisis, similar to the one gripping ...

    The Tricky Connection Between MAT and Low Sex Drive

    Imagine going through opioid use disorder treatment with methadone or buprenorphine, perhaps getting a job and family ...

    Tennessee Plan to Mandate Lockable Prescription Bottles May Help, But Only Slightly

    New Tennessee legislation hopes to tackle teenage prescription opioid use by keeping pill bottles ...

    Why Has Amazon Limited Sales of Drug Checking Kits?

    Some harm reduction interventions, like safer consumption spaces, are criminalized. Others, like syringe exchanges, ...

    Heroin Buyers Clubs Proposed by Researchers to Reduce Overdose

    The crisis of opioid-related deaths extends throughout North America. Similar to cities across the ...

    How My First LSD Trip Led Me to Accept My Sexuality

    Someone had to tell me what to do with it: under your tongue, leave ...

    Smoking: Just to Get By

    Smoking is a stress relief,” says one of the interview subjects of this Filter film ...

    Why Philly’s Smoking Ban at Addiction Treatment Centers Will Be Harmful

    Late last year, public health officials in Philadelphia—which ranks second among large cities hit ...