A new initiative called Ballroom, We Care is mobilizing community leaders and service providers to address the spike in crystal meth overdose deaths.
Caracole, an HIV/AIDS services provider in Cincinnati, has responded to a spike in HIV there by expanding harm reduction, housing, and pre-exposure prophylaxis.
Just in time for National HIV Testing Day, HIV.gov launches a new tool to find key providers and services.
New Campaign Seeks to Shift Opioid Conversation to One About Mass Incarceration, Health Care, and Racial Justice
"No Health = No Justice" moves to address the system as the problem, rather than people who use drugs.
With opioid deaths at epidemic levels, everyone should attend a free overdose prevention training, Charles Sanchez writes.
Providing Medicine to Treat Opioid Addiction May Become Required for Substance Use Programs in New York
New York State regulators and harm reduction advocates work to ensure that abstinence-based recovery is not the only option for people using drugs.
San Francisco Will Be First U.S. City With Legal Injection Site to Prevent Opioid Overdoses; Others Scramble to Follow
Even as overdose deaths surge, the movement for "safe consumption" sites remains fraught with challenges.
Learn the basics about opioids -- and what you can do if you or a loved one needs help related to opioid use.
Above All, Do No Harm: Searching for HIV Harm Reduction Strategies at the UN Special Session on Drugs
Politicians and drug treatment services seem stuck between the war on drugs and an embrace of harm reduction, notes Gibson. Will the recent UN gathering on drug policy shake them into the action we need to combat HIV?
"HIV is in retreat almost universally -- but not in Russia," Tanya Cooper writes. "As infection rates drop globally, Russia has seen increases of 8 to 10 percent annually over the last decade."