SCS

Safe Consumption Sites: Congressional Report Outlines Ways to Authorize or Ban, as Key Filing Looms

A new report from the Congressional Research Service explains how Congress and President Biden could authorize safe consumption sites (SCS)…

November 29, 2022

A Long-Awaited Harm Reduction Gathering in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico was the location for the National Harm Reduction Conference from October 13-16—the first to take place since 2018.…

November 8, 2022

Harm Reduction Services Are Slowly Spreading Around the World

Around the world, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, environmental crisis and warfare, harm reduction services are slowly spreading. Global State of…

November 1, 2022

In Barcelona, Metzineres Creates a Social Model That “Fits Very Well”

Metzineres is a community for womxn using drugs and surviving violence in Barcelona. The “x” in the word womxn intentionally…

October 4, 2022

After Veto of CA Overdose Prevention Programs, It’s Down to Us to Resist

On August 22, California Governor Gavin Newsom overruled the will of the legislature and his constituents by vetoing Senate Bill…

September 7, 2022

Mass Calls for Harm Reduction on International Overdose Awareness Day

On International Overdose Awareness Day, August 31, more than 50 harm reduction groups in California called on the state government…

August 31, 2022

Protests Urge NY Gov. to Roll Out Safe Consumption by Executive Action

On June 29, simultaneous protests in Manhattan and Albany urged New York Governor Kathy Hochul (D) to use her executive…

June 30, 2022

Drug Use on Edmonton Public Transit “Reflects Policy Failures”

In March, president of the Edmonton Police Association Stg. Michael Elliot shared an image of a person apparently freebasing or…

May 16, 2022

NY Activists Rally to Defend SCS, Decriminalize Buprenorphine

On April 7, activists rallied across New York state to demand that politicians take straightforward steps toward ending the overdose…

April 8, 2022

Toronto’s New Hospital-Based Safe Consumption Site Is a First for Ontario

A specialized hospital in Toronto opened the doors to a new supervised consumption site for its patients on April 4.…

April 7, 2022