Links

Overdose Prevention Sites (OPS) fact sheets
READ HERE

The Philadelphia Resilience Project
In October 2018, Mayor Jim Kenney signed an executive order to combat the opioid crisis. This order activated 35 City offices for a joint emergency response to the epidemic.
READ HERE

The Addictionary
The words we use matter. Caution needs to be taken, especially when the disorders concerned are heavily stigmatized as in substance use disorders.
READ HERE

The Treatment Gap
Articles in this New York Times series are exploring the lack of access to effective opioid addiction treatment in America.
READ HERE

Five common misconceptions about Philly’s ‘safe-injection site’ (aka CUES)
Written by Michaela Winberg for Billy Penn, 1/31/2018.
READ HERE

Trapped by the Walmart of Heroin, The New York Times Magazine, 10/10/2018.
Written by Jennifer Percy
Photography by Jeffrey Stockbridge
READ HERE

Faces of an Epidemic, The New Yorker, 10/30/2017
Written by Margaret Talbot
Photography by Philip Montgomery
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The Addicts Next Door, The New Yorker, 6/5/2017.
Written by Margaret Talbot
Photography by Eugene Richards
READ HERE

On Being Addicted to Heroin, News Works, WHYY, 7/11/2017
Written by Eugene Dermit
READ HERE

Inside A Notorious Drug Market Before It Gets Shut Down, TIME, 7/27/2017
Written by Courtenay Harris Bond
Photographs by Jeffrey Stockbridge
READ HERE