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Why Heroin Overdoses Are Rising and How We Can Prevent Them

Amos Irwin | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
Amos Irwin

The death toll from heroine overdoses has been rising 40% per year since 2011, overtaking fatalities from HIV in 2013. News stories on the issue are long on fear but short on solutions. So here are five things you need to know about America's heroin overdose crisis.

Supervised Drug Injection Facilities in NY? Yes We Should (and Can)!

Tony Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Newman

A Vancouver injection site reduced public drug use, cut down on the spread of HIV/AIDS and overdose deaths, and helped people get into treatment.