A safe place meant to help prevent overdose deaths is not the same as a crackhouse.
As Opioid Prescriptions Surged in Germany, Opioid Addiction Held Steady, While Opioid-Related Deaths Fell
The data reinforce the point that there is no straightforward relationship between pain pill consumption and overdoses.
Irrational fear of incidental contact with opioids can lead to criminal charges that make overdose bystanders less likely to call 911.
"All we want to do is save some young people from dying needlessly," says former Gov. Ed Rendell, who's on the board of Safehouse, the nation's first supervised injection site to operate out in the open.
Nearly two decades of data from Canada show that such facilities reduce overdose deaths.
Those who continued to smoke cut their cigarette consumption in half.
After a harm reduction advocate slammed a hardy but misleading factoid, users who retweeted his message complained that they had been shadowbanned.
In the name of fighting "the epidemic of youth e-cigarette use," Jerome Adams wants to raise prices and ban indoor vaping.
A GOP candidate claims she's the only person in the race who opposes a life-saving opioid policy, but her Democratic opponent is against it as well.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein condemns "havens" for drug users, notwithstanding their proven benefits.
Bill de Blasio's plan includes four privately funded and operated "overdose prevention centers" in three boroughs.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy Is on the Chopping Block Again. Here's Why That's Not a Bad Thing.
People who want to keep the drug czar's office running can't come up with a good reason why.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced a slew of regulatory waivers that could expand access to life-saving treatment.
In Wake of New HIV Cases, Northern Kentucky Public Health Officials Call for More Clean Needle Exchanges
Harm reduction advocates urge Kentucky counties to act before an epidemic occurs.