‘Addiction Safe House’…

…New for Johns Hopkins Magazine, Fall 2017 Issue.

The story is about safe consumption spaces for illegal drugs, which a professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health is suggesting as a way to combat drug overdoses.  This idea is modelled on Insite, located in Vancouver, which is North America’s first supervised drug injection centre; where people can safely inject, smoke, or inhale illegal drugs such as heroin, cocaine, and morphine. They are supervised by trained medical staff without fear of prosecution.

See more here.



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