Harm Reduction

New York City allows the nation’s 1st supervised consumption sites for illegal drugs.

From NPR.org | by Brian Mann |
Officials in New York City say the first government-approved supervised drug injection sites in the nation began offering services to people with addiction on Tuesday. The program, backed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, is part of the city’s “harm reduction” strategy designed to reduce an unprecedented surge of overdose deaths. Read Full Article