overdose prevention

Pop-up Overdose Prevention Tent an Act of Defiance and Love

On International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31, in an act of civil disobedience, a small group of San Francisco…

December 14, 2023

Prince Edward Island Overdose Prevention Site Stalled Indefinitely

Prince Edward Island, Canada, does not intend to appeal the veto of a proposed overdose prevention site (OPS), issued by…

October 25, 2023

CO Safe Consumption Site Battle Wages in Senate, as Deadline Nears

In 2018, the Denver City Council approved a pilot program that would authorize a safe consumption site (SCS)—if the Colorado…

April 25, 2023

“A Dream Location”: RI Safe Injection, Inhalation Site Slated for Early 2024

Rhode Island’s first safe consumption site (SCS) is expected to open in Providence in early 2024. If approved by the…

April 20, 2023

NYC’s Safe Consumption Sites Have Averted 63 Overdoses in Three Weeks

In the three weeks since the first authorized safe consumption sites (SCS) in the US began operating, the two New…

December 22, 2021

Atlantic City’s Flagship Syringe Program in Battle for Survival

In the past few months, the South Jersey AIDS Alliance (SJAA) has been planning to relocate outside of the tourism…

June 14, 2021

Eureka, California, Drives Out Its Syringe Service Program

A political battle in Northern California has ended in the partial closure of a local syringe service program (SSP). Humboldt…

December 17, 2020

New York State Launches 24-Hour Hotline for People Using Drugs Alone

New Yorkers who are using drugs alone, and who would like someone to stay on the phone with them and…

December 10, 2020