Tag: heroin

    The Incredible Story of Zürich’s Journey to Harm Reduction

    Drugs, troublemaking, bad grades. At the close of 1968, Sidi was expelled from school. ...

    Why the Drug User Liberation Front Gave Out Free, Checked Drugs in Vancouver

    The Drug User Liberation Front, a Vancouver-based activist group, made a serious statement on ...

    Growing Coca, Poppy May Be Latin Americans’ Economic Safety Net Amid Pandemic

    The coronavirus crisis has interrupted transnational drug supply—but that might not last long, the ...

    Drug Users in Study: Mixing Meth and Heroin Reduces Comedowns, Boosts Pleasure

    Polydrug use is the norm, not the exception. Increased risks are associated with certain ...

    Heroin Pipes: How the “Hammer” Was Built for Harm Reduction

    A common misconception about people who use heroin is that they all want to ...

    Almodóvar and Portman’s New Films Illuminate Love, Heroin and Addiction

    Two current films wonder about the nature of addiction—one involving obsessive love, the other ...

    Watch: “Not One More!” Harlem Residents on Overdose Deaths

    To mark International Overdose Awareness Day, I went out on the streets of Harlem ...