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Worth a shot? Locals balk as city considers heroin-injection facilities

Source : http://www.brooklyndaily.com/stories/2016/43/br-heroin-injection-sites-2016-10-14-bk.html Are they high!? The city is considering opening facilities where heroin users can safely shoot up under medical supervision, but some advocates in areas such as Bay Ridge and Sunset Park — where opiate addiction is raging — say the plan is bonkers and warn that finding ...

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To combat drug overdose, address the stigma

Source : http://www.metro.us//news/to-combat-drug-overdose-address-the-stigma/zsJphE—3vehRfA5s3hY/ For most people battling drug addiction and their families, standing up to the stigma is another hurdle entirely. The shaming stares and discrimination imposed by neighbors, friends, classmates or coworkers, in church or at grocery stores, is tangible. And painful. From that sense of alienation was born ...

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Feds Declare War On Herb Touted As A Solution To Opioid Addiction

Source : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dea-kratom-schedule-i_us_57c5c263e4b0cdfc5ac98b83?section A new DEA push against kratom shows drug warriors haven’t learned from past failures. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is moving to place the herbal supplement kratom on its list of Schedule I drugs, effectively banning a naturally occurring psychoactive substance that some say holds promise as ...

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Le nombre de surdoses explose dans un centre d’injection supervisé de Vancouver

Source : http://www.lactualite.com/actualites/le-nombre-de-surdoses-explose-dans-un-centre-dinjection-supervise-de-vancouver/ Le personnel d’un centre d’injection supervisé de Vancouver a reçu cette semaine un nombre inhabituellement élevé de consommateurs de drogues injectables qui ont fait une surdose. Une porte-parole de l’agence des services de santé Vancouver Coastal, Carrie Stefanson, ne pouvait expliquer pourquoi le site Insite avait connu, ...

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Injection supervisée : l’insécurité pèse lourd sur les junkies

Source : http://www.ledevoir.com/documents/special/16-08_injections-supervisees/index.html Voilà quinze ans que le combat dure. Les utilisateurs de drogues par injection espèrent encore voir ouvrir à Montréal des services d’injection supervisés, qui pourraient sauver des vies et freiner les épidémies de VIH et d’hépatite C. À l’approche de la Journée internationale de sensibilisation aux surdoses ...

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Seattle Activist Creating Mobile Safe Injection Site

Source : https://www.thefix.com/seattle-activist-creating-mobile-safe-injection-site-0#.V8C0uYoZkAY.facebook A Seattle street activist has announced plans to launch a mobile van that will encourage and promote safe drug use, despite knowing that the bulk of his mission is against state law. Shilo Murphy, executive director of the nonprofit People’s Harm Reduction Alliance said he is in ...

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