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Opportunities and Limits of New Federal Funding for Stimulant Responses

As the federal government pours billions of dollars into state-level responses to opioid use disorders and opioid-involved overdoses, the tide…

January 21, 2020

Does the CDC Drastically Undercount US Overdose Deaths?

A study published January 7 suggests that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may be drastically undercounting national…

January 9, 2020

“Methadone” for Meth Is on the Horizon

The robust public health response to opioid use disorders in the United States is, in part, made possible by the…

December 17, 2019

A Dire Shortage of ADD Meds Is Pushing Some Patients to Street Meth

America is beginning—far too late and far too slowly—to get some kind of a grip on deaths and harms involving…

December 12, 2019

Booty-Bumping Meth: Harm Reduction for an Under-Discussed Practice

Stacy Cobine, a peer worker at a harm reduction center in Northern California, works with a lot of people who…

December 10, 2019

Inside the Rising Chemsex Response in Europe

Having too many people itching to talk about their activism is a good problem to have. For the organizers of…

November 26, 2019

The Overdose Crisis’s Move Out West Is Nothing New

In July 2019, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released preliminary data suggesting that national overdose deaths slightly…

November 7, 2019

Iowa Cops Denied Medical Care to Arrested Man Who Died of Meth Intoxication

I need to go to the hospital," Alex Billmeyer told police officers as he was being booked into Dubuque County…

October 25, 2019

An On-the-Ground Look at Duterte’s Bloody Drug War

Few Americans have come face-to-face with the foot soldiers—both cops and encouraged vigilantes—of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's war on people…

October 10, 2019

Chemsex Invisibility May Explain Missing Meth Use in UK Data

Regular methamphetamine and mephedrone use is nearly nonexistent in the United Kingdom—that is, if you simply rely on the latest…

September 30, 2019