Big Pharma’s Millions Won’t Solve the Opioid Crisis
Money from the first big opioid addiction settlement is being spent in the wrong places.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
What This HIV Activist Learned from STI-Testing in Gay Bathhouses
Hint: Harm reduction works.
How One Group Is Expanding Access to Overdose-Reversing Drugs Through the Mail
Since people can already order fentanyl and other harmful drugs via the darknet, NEXT wants to make obtaining items that reduce harm just as easy to get.
We Looked Into the Kits You Can Use to Test Your Drugs
Drug checking is part of a harm-reduction approach that emphasizes reducing the negative impact of drug use rather than telling people not to use them—which usually doesn’t work.
An Influential Think Tank Suggested That Harm Reduction Doesn't Work
The Brookings Institution claimed that syringe exchange programs and overdose-reversing drugs will make the addiction crisis worse—ignoring decades of public health data. With record opioid overdose deaths, getting these recommendations right matters.
The Radical New Fentanyl Trend That Could Save Lives and Screw Dealers
One $5 or $10 fatal dose could become dozens or even hundreds of nonfatal highs.
Dan Bigg Is a Harm-Reduction Pioneer and His Overdose Doesn’t Change That
Bigg brought the opioid antidote naloxone to the streets. But today’s poisoned drug supply makes saving lives harder than ever.
The Story of How I Finally Quit Doing Cocaine
It’s not just because I’m tired of being a bloodsucking ghoul. In 2018, blow isn’t what it used to be.
I Would Have Started Heroin Recovery Earlier If I'd Had Access to a Safe Injection Site
There were no harm reduction measures available to me when I was in active heroin addiction. If there had been, I might have a different health outcome than I do today.
This Man Took 140 Drugs and Wrote a Harm Reduction Bible
We spoke to Dominic Milton Trott about 'The Honest Drugs Book.'
The Trump Administration Wants to Block Cities' Plans to Cut Drug Overdoses
An expert explains why deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein's ideas are so misinformed.
These Drug Users Don't Want Their Dealer Prosecuted if They OD
"I love my friends and I love the people I hang out with and I don't want anybody going to jail because of my behavior."