supervised injection site
Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he’s “dead against” safe injection sites — this group is taking matters into their own hands.
Two supervised injection sites have opened in central Copenhagen since 2013. Casper Christoffersen photographed the changes the neighbourhood has experienced as a result of that.
The Canadian government announced Monday that it plans to ease the restrictions on setting up supervised-injection sites imminently. Until then, things don't look good on the ground level.
"Within the last 12-month period, we're looking at over 1,000 overdoses requiring the use of naloxone," says one of the operators of North America's first supervised injection site.
Just a half block from where the royals passed through this weekend, the self-supervised injection site is a DIY response to the fentanyl crisis.
From the outside, the repurposed slaughterhouse looks like a newly opened art gallery. On the inside, you're met with 10,764 square feet of pristinely renovated supervised injection site.
I’d always condemned anyone who injected others, but after experiencing heroin withdrawal myself I began to at least understand their reasoning.