Tag: Overdoses

Philadelphia moves towards ‘safe injection’ sites

Philadelphia moves towards ‘safe injection’ sites

Philadelphia is a step closer to opening what could be the nation’s first supervised site for safe drug injection. But turning the idea into reality won’t be easy.

January 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Overdose deaths soar nationally but plateau in some western states

Overdose deaths soar nationally but plateau in some western states

The opioid crisis on the East Coast and in the Midwest has fueled a national surge in drug deaths, even as fatal overdoses have decreased or remained stable in parts of the West, new federal data show. Washington state saw a 5.29% rise in deaths from 2015 to 2017.

January 8, 2018 | By | Reply More