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'Church of Safe Injection' offers needles, naloxone to prevent opioid overdoses

On a bitter cold afternoon in front of the central bus stop in Bangor, Maine, about a half-dozen people recently surrounded a folding table covered with handmade signs offering free clean syringes, co... read more

All I want for next Christmas is the Church of Safe Injection in Philly | Opinion

The sacrament was the syringes, naloxone ... The Church of Safe Injection might offer a solution. According to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, members of a religious group can be exempted from ... read more

Data Dig: Syringe exchanges play key role in limiting opiate deaths

Safe Recovery Executive Director Grace Keller in the room where used needles are processed ... given out the bulk of that free naloxone. Decades of work helping to prevent the spread of infection and ... read more

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How Unconscious Physician Biases About Race, Ethnicity And Pain Plays A Role In The Opioid Crisis

(Healy, 2/11) NPR: Naloxone And Needles: Group Hands Out Drug-Use Supplies To Prevent ... can reverse an opioid overdose. They're with a group called the Church of Safe Injection that is handing ... read more


Saint Joseph’s University Bioethicist Calls for Safe Injection Sites; Proposes Customized Model for Philadelphia

Newswise — PHILADELPHIA (February 4, 2019) – A medical bioethics expert at Saint Joseph’s University led an interdisciplinary group that published a model for safe injection sites designed to prevent ... read more

Federal prosecutor suing to block a safe opioid injection site in Philly

“We don’t think it was intended to prevent activities ... in the midst of an opioid crisis forcing officials to reconsider the status quo. “It is completely untested in terms of how federal law will a... read more

Trump administration sues to block supervised injection site in Philadelphia

Supporters of supervised injection sites say that they are one way to prevent the toll that the opioid epidemic takes on communities. They offer not only drugs, known as naloxone, to reverse overdoses ... read more

Justice Dept. Threatens Action Against Planned Safe Injection Sites

This is a mock-up of a safe injection site at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco. Health care workers with naloxone ... “We have an opioid epidemic that is not being managed aggressively enough. M... read more

Jeanette Bowles joins nonprofit Safehouse to combat opioid crisis with safe injection sites

That is why she said she is thrilled to be heading up the nonprofit Safehouse, whose mission is to prevent overdose deaths ... one of the largest needle exchanges in the country that also offers medic... read more

Nova Scotia to offer free naloxone kits to the public as part of opioid response

HALIFAX – Nova Scotians will have wide-spread access to the antidote for opioid overdoses as part of the provincial plan to address the drug problem that continues to grow across the country. Free nal... read more

Seattle’s safe injection sites debate

SEATTLE – King County leaders are hoping to open at least two safe injection sites ... the increase in drug overdoses in recent years. There were 332 drug deaths in King County last year, two-thirds o... read more

Federal prosecutors sue to stop nation’s first planned ‘supervised injection site’ in Philly

“We don’t think it was intended to prevent activities ... in the midst of an opioid crisis forcing officials to reconsider the status quo. “It is completely untested in terms of how federal law will a... read more



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