stimulants

Safe Consumption Means Safe Inhalation, Too: An All-Inclusive Model

Methamphetamine-related harms vary across Canada. Our west coast has obviously been hit hard, as British Columbia and Alberta have suffered…

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California May Soon Pay People to Reduce Their Meth Use

Low-income Californians with methamphetamine use disorders may soon have expanded access to a well evidenced treatment intervention that offers monetary…

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Forced to Quit Methadone Because of His Adderall Prescription

Breadman came to me recently with a harrowing story. Aged 43, he lives in South Philadelphia and acquired his nickname…

6 months

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…

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Meth Has Many Medical Benefits. Stigma Holds Them Back.

Ask your doctor about methamphetamine. It's not a phrase you'll ever hear on TV or the radio, but here's a…

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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…

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Will the FDA Repeat Its “Abuse-Deterrent” Oxy Mistake With Stimulants?

OxyContin got a makeover in 2010. That year, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new version of the opioid,…

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Watch: Fentanyl Safety Campaign Poses the “Coke Challenge”

US-based harm reduction group DanceSafe and Canadian creative agency The Garden have partnered to present the "Coke Challenge" ahead of…

11 months

What Should “Overdose Awareness” Really Mean?

Fatal overdoses may be slightly declining in the United States, according to preliminary 2018 data, but they are not falling…

11 months

Massive Philly Cocaine Bust Is Yet Another Action With Collateral Damage

Customs officials in Philadelphia made an unexpected discovery on June 18 during a routine inspection of a cargo ship arriving…

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