February 21, 2018

Safe Injection Sites in Philadelphia

What Are Supervised Injection Facilities? Supervised injection facilities are locations where drug users can safely inject drugs under clinical supervision. The purpose of such facilities is to provide a haven…

January 25, 2018

Limiting Opioid Prescriptions in Philadelphia

Opiates are one of the oldest medicinal drugs used to treat pain. In China, the opium poppy provided pain relief beginning in ancient times, and the poppy was used to…

January 22, 2018

Hepatitis C on the Rise along with Opioid Injection

It’s likely that you’ve heard of hepatitis. Did you know it is defined as inflammation of liver tissue? Did you know that hepatitis C is the most common type of…