Nalaxone is a drug that can be administered to an individual in an an opioid overdose state. VOCAL NY is a community organization that teaches trainings on how to administer Nalaxone.
Rural areas face unique barriers when they try to adopt urban harm reduction methods from the ’80s and ’90s.
As two cities in Massachusetts struggle with an outbreak, the powerful synthetic fentanyl may be mostly to blame.
Some faith-based organizations are offering clean syringes to IV drug users, while others are voicing support for comprehensive treatment.
The state has thousands of untested kits and leads the nation in new HIV infections.