AMERICAN DIAGNOSIS with Dr. Celine Gounder
S2E7 / The Opioid Overdose Crisis / A Safe Space to Use Drugs
Feb 21, 2018 · 28 min
Play episode

What if we gave drug users a clean, safe place to use? out of the alleys and off the streets? Could that be the first rung on the ladder to recovery? Or would we be creating magnets for drug-related crime? Guests: Liz Evans, co-founder of Vancouver’s InSite, the first supervised consumption site in North America; Linda Rosenthal, New York State assembly woman representing the 67th district in Manhattan and TEDMED 2017 speaker; Patricia Sully a staff attorney for the Public Defender Association and coordinator of VOCAL Washington; and Washington State Senator Mark Miloscia, who’s trying to block the opening of such sites in his state. | insicknessandinhealthpodcast.com | glow.fm/insicknessandinhealth | #Opioid #Opiate #OpioidCrisis #OpioidEpidemic #MentalHealth #MentalIllness #Suicide #Depression #Trauma #ACEs #Abuse #Addiction #DrugAddiction #SubstanceAbuse #OpioidAbuse #Overdose #NAS #Heroin #Fentanyl #Oxycontin #Oxycodone #Percocet #Vicodin #HarmReduction #Methadone #Buprenorphine #Suboxone #Subutex #MAT #OST #HIV #HCV #HepC #NeedleExchange #SyringeExchange #SIFs #SupervisedConsumption #SupervisedInjection #Enable #Diversion #LEAD #Reentry #Faith #Religion #12step #AA #NA #Abstinence #BlackLivesMatter #BLM #Equity #Disparities #HealthDisparities #MedHum #MedHumChat #NarrativeMedicine #HealthHumanities #SocialMedicine #SocialJustice #SDoH

Search
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu