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Some Residents, Officials Gang Up Against Syringe Exchange in Chico, CA

People who use drugs in Chico, California have faced opposition in obtaining sterile harm reduction supplies. Following residents' complaints about…

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Tennessee Harm Reduction Workers Combat Stigma to Save Lives

Overdose deaths in Shelby County, Tennessee have increased 62 percent this year compared to the same period in 2018, according…

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How Photography by People Who Inject Drugs Could Advance Research

Amid infectious disease outbreaks among people who inject drugs in the United States in recent years, researchers are looking for…

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The Militant Harm Reductionist Advancing Dan Bigg’s Legacy

Brandie Wilson has her work cut out for her: On October 3, the legendary harm reduction organization Chicago Recovery Alliance…

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On a Mission to Show Up for Drug Users in West Virginia

In the driveway next to an old brick church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the type of building that punctuates neighborhoods…

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How a Misapplied Needle Exchange May Harm Incarcerated People

A needle exchange program in seven federal prisons in Canada is at the center of a heated debate between the…

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How Harm Reduction Is Serving⁠—and Failing⁠—Asian Americans

The “4th wave of the overdose crisis” has arrived, tweeted Brett Giroir, a top official in the US Department of…

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Canadian Prison Safe Consumption Site Sparks Heated Harm Reduction Debate

Safe consumption spaces and sterile syringe programs are major rallying points for the harm reduction movement. But in an unlikely…

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PrEP Education Campaigns Leave People Who Inject Drugs Behind

On July 12, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report that found an "encouraging" increase in recent…

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NYC Syringe Programs Successfully Serving the Most Vulnerable New Yorkers

New York City's syringe service programs (SSPs) are successfully getting harm reduction resources into the hands of the most vulnerable…

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