medication

Prisoner Who Sued for Access to OUD Meds Is in Solitary as “Retaliation”

The man at the center of a pivotal legal battle over access to methadone while incarcerated has been held in…

February 15, 2022

As People Who Use Drugs, We Are the Safer Supply Experts—Not Physicians

Safer supply saves lives. It’s that simple. People who use and sell drugs have long known this, and academic research…

February 14, 2022

Drug Euphoria Is a Good Thing, Actually

Back before I'd ever heard of harm reduction, I spent a lot of time preoccupied with whether my prescription stimulant…

February 8, 2022

Almost None of NC’s Drug Treatment Grant Recipients Offer Medication

North Carolina's latest state budget allocated millions of dollars to organizations that will facilitate treatment for substance use disorder (SUD).…

December 31, 2021

Only a Fraction of Medicare Recipients With Opioid Use Disorder Are Receiving Medication

Each year, hundreds of thousands of Medicare recipients with opioid use disorder (OUD) are eligible for safe, effective medication but…

December 30, 2021

Canadian Drug Users Need Us Doctors to Step Up With Safe Supply

The tennis player Arthur Ashe once said that to take on a challenge, “start where you are, use what you…

August 24, 2020