harm reduction

A Harm Reduction Guide to Better Booty-Bumping Kits

Every drug user I talk to regularly has heard my case for putting drugs up your butt. It's a conversation…

January 13, 2023

How I Use Short-Tip Needles: A Harm Reduction Guide

[This article contains photographs and descriptions of injecting.]   I've been using opioids for 20 years, but injecting didn't become…

November 17, 2022

A Long-Awaited Harm Reduction Gathering in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico was the location for the National Harm Reduction Conference from October 13-16—the first to take place since 2018.…

November 8, 2022

Lula Inherits Legacy of Bolsonaro’s Drug Policy Harms—and His Own

On November 1, President Jair Bolsonaro gave a brief speech in which he did not acknowledge his defeat in Brazil’s…

November 2, 2022

Harm Reduction Services Are Slowly Spreading Around the World

Around the world, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, environmental crisis and warfare, harm reduction services are slowly spreading. Global State of…

November 1, 2022

“The Great Meltdown”: In Prisons, a Drug War Without Harm Reduction

Those of us incarcerated by the Georgia Department of Corrections got used to the drones a while ago. They've been…

October 7, 2022

Our Pathways to the Legal Regulation of All Drugs

Amid a century-long drug war in the United States, things are getting worse. Currently, over 100,000 annual deaths are attributed…

July 14, 2022

Rebranded AIDS United Fund Looks to Harm Reduction’s Future

Syringe service programs (SSP) in the United States began as acts of civil disobedience by drug users in the early…

April 22, 2022

Harm Reduction and Liberation for Black Trans Drug Users in Brazil

More transgender people are murdered in Brazil than any other country in the world. Though the government criminalized queer- and…

February 28, 2022

“Largest-Ever” Harm Reduction Ad Campaign Demands Services, Honors the Dead

You can now participate in an online memorial to honor over 1 million lives lost to overdose in the United…

February 17, 2022