safe supply

Congresswoman Cori Bush Voices Groundbreaking Support for Safe Supply

Congresswoman Cori Bush, representing St. Louis, Missouri in the House of Representatives, has broken new ground by indicating her support…

June 16, 2021

Legalizing Opioids: Three Proposed Models for Non-Medical Use

A rarity among academic papers, a new piece of research proposes models for legalizing opioids for non-medical use. A glut of…

April 19, 2021

Women Are Leading Canada’s Safe Supply Movement

Everyone deserves access to health care. It should be unconditional. If you have diabetes and still enjoy the occasional unhealthy…

March 10, 2021

Oregon Decriminalization Begins, But It Won’t Be Enough to End ODs

Across the state of Oregon, people found by police to be in possession of small amounts of any controlled substance—from…

February 1, 2021

What Surging Fentanyl Use Among OAT Patients Says About the Pandemic

During the height of the COVID-19 lockdown in Ontario, Canada, the proportion of mandatory, routine drug screens imposed on opioid…

January 5, 2021

2020’s Biggest Wins and Losses for Canadians Who Use Drugs

Though 2020 was characterized primarily by the catastrophe of COVID-19, Canada’s public health landscape was marked by significant milestones—both forward…

December 30, 2020

A Fentanyl User’s Dispiriting Search for Safe Supply in Toronto

When I heard earlier this year that a safe supply of opioids would be made more widely available for people…

December 3, 2020

Alberta Government Rejects Safe Supply, Bets Heavily on Abstinence

As an experienced harm reduction nurse in Alberta, Corey Ranger has been on the front lines of the overdose crisis.…

October 26, 2020