harm reduction

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

New Jersey Governor Signs Bills to Expand Harm Reduction

On January 18, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed harm reduction legislation that will expand syringe service programs (SSP) in…

January 18, 2022

CDC Total Recorded Overdose Deaths Pass 1 Million

A few weeks ago when the CDC announced we’d passed 100,000 recorded overdose deaths in a 12-month period, I wondered…

December 31, 2021

Nova Scotia to Open Sydney’s First SCS, Fund Existing Halifax Site

Sydney, Nova Scotia, will soon open its first authorized safe consumption site (SCS). The provincial health department will spend the…

December 8, 2021

What’s Holding Back New York’s Efforts to End AIDS?

On December 1, World AIDS Day, a coalition of HIV/AIDS advocates is rallying in downtown New York City, calling for…

December 1, 2021

Safe Consumption Sites Are Opening in New York City

On November 30, New York City authorized two safe consumption sites to begin operations as soon as possible. The decision,…

November 30, 2021

Tensions Mount in Fight to Open Ontario Safe Consumption Site

Harm reduction advocates are fighting to open the second safe consumption site (SCS) in Hamilton, Ontario. But some residents, including…

November 29, 2021

New Zealand Permanently Legalizes Drug Checking, a Global First

New Zealand permanently legalized drug checking on November 23, by passing a bill to let a pilot program performing the…

November 24, 2021