syringes

Let’s Examine the Astroworld Syringe-Wielding Assailant Rumor

On November 5, at the Astroworld festival in Houston, at least eight people were killed in what appeared, from multiple…

November 9, 2021

Will the Only Syringe Program in West Virginia’s Capital Survive?

On November 4, the only syringe service program (SSP) in West Virginia’s capital city of Charleston received approval from Kanawha…

November 8, 2021

Michigan Capital’s Only Syringe Program Is Running Out of Supplies

The only syringe service program (SSP) in Ingham County, Michigan, based in the state capital of Lansing, is being forced…

October 20, 2021

How My Drug Use Has Become More Sustainable Over Time

When I first began using opioids, in 2017 when I was 18, I knew nothing of harm reduction. My high…

October 13, 2021

NY Gov. Hochul Signs Bills to Decriminalize Syringes, Guarantee OUD Meds in Prisons

New York Governor Kathy Hochul, appointed in August, has already done more for harm reduction than her disgraced predecessor Andrew…

October 8, 2021

Lawsuit Keeps Atlantic City’s Syringe Program Running, for Now

Atlantic City’s syringe service program (SSP) was due to shut down on October 12. That was the date Carol Harney,…

October 5, 2021

How Can We Integrate Nicotine Into Harm Reduction Programs?

Vaping and forms of smokeless tobacco have gained popularity as harm reduction options for millions of ex-smokers around the world.…

October 5, 2021

“Undoing Drugs”—Maia Szalavitz’s Profound History of Harm Reduction

In 1986, HIV/AIDS was burning through New York. The city’s gay population was devastated, and, though it was talked about…

July 27, 2021

Atlantic City Council Votes to End Syringe Program at Chaotic Meeting

Thank you, have a good evening. Atlantic City Council President George Tibbitt repeated the refrain again and again at a…

July 22, 2021

Congress Plans Historic Federal Funding for Syringe Programs

A Congressional budget committee released a draft spending bill on July 11 that would finally erase what remains of a…

July 22, 2021