Tag: heroin

    How I Quit Heroin and Why That Hasn’t Fixed My Life

    There exists a common misconception that if a person uses illicit drugs, all of ...

    Activists Call on Canada to Back Heroin, Cocaine, Meth Buyer’s Clubs

    On August 31, International Overdose Awareness Day, drug-user activists in British Columbia formally petitioned ...

    The Last Heroin Seller in Maracaibo

    I have lived in Maracaibo all my life. For many, the way of life ...

    Legalizing Opioids: Three Proposed Models for Non-Medical Use

    A rarity among academic papers, a new piece of research proposes models for legalizing opioids ...

    Without Evidence, Right-Wing Media Smears Seattle Harm Reductionists

    Right-wing media outlets are attacking a Seattle, Washington, harm reduction organization for promoting safer ...

    The Kind Man Who Used to Sell Me Heroin

    In popular culture, people who sell drugs are stereotyped as remorseless monsters, like the ...

    What It’s Like to Be “Out” as a Person Who Uses Heroin

    In May 2019 Louise Vincent, executive director of the Urban Survivors Union, urged privileged ...

    Utah’s Overdose Spike and a Green Substance Known as “Hulk”

    Local officials and harm reductionists are reporting increased drug overdoses in Utah this year, ...