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New York’s Imminent Need for a Supervised Injection Facility

New York’s Imminent Need for a Supervised Injection Facility

By Sam Rolfe, Guest Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As a radical, innovative proposal to combat opiate overdose deaths, the city should open Supervised Injection Facilities.

Needle Exchanges Are Model of Good Drug Policy

Needle Exchanges Are Model of Good Drug Policy

By Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The needle exchange program demonstrates a more effective drug policy, one that places treatment and care ahead of punishment and elimination.

UN must take stronger action with development goals

UN must take stronger action with development goals

By Patrick Seaman, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The year is 2015, many of the UN's goals lofty have not been successful. They must set more reachable goals.

Study shows HIV program success

Study shows HIV program success

February 26, 2014


Filed under News

An NYU Center for Drug Use and HIV Research study released on Feb. 21 said programs such as drug counseling, needle exchanges and rehab have a higher effect on the reduction of HIV transmission and death of heterosexuals as opposed to any other solution. According to the study, little researc...