Methadone Deliveries Now Part Of NYC's Public Health Mission
Around 28,500 people are enrolled in methadone clinics across the city.
May 26, 2020 3:45 PM
'Your Governor Is Afraid': As Federal Judge OKs Safe Injection Sites, Advocates Await Cuomo's Support
'Cuomo is now standing farther to the right on this issue than a federal judge.'
Oct 4, 2019 12:43 PM
NYC Plans Safe Injection Facilities For Park Slope, Washington Heights, Midtown, And Longwood
The centers will be located inside current needle exchange facilities in Washington Heights, Midtown West, Longwood, and Park Slope.
Updated: May 4, 2018 4:34 PM
City Agrees To Study Supervised Injection Sites For Heroin Users
"Sadly the reason this is happening right now is the scale of the problem. Overdose deaths continue to go up."
Updated: Sep 28, 2016 5:41 PM
NYC's First City Park Syringe Disposal Unit Is Shaped Like A Daisy
"The aesthetic is to be natural and really blend in, but also to stand out to those who know what it is and need to know what it is."
Updated: May 12, 2016 4:14 PM
Should NYC Open Safe Injection Sites For Heroin Users?
"It's the same thing as when the city started giving out free condoms. It didn't mean people would go out and start having sex, it meant that they were going to have sex with or without."
Updated: Mar 19, 2016 11:52 AM
The NYPD Raided A Bronx Homeless Encampment—Now What?
"It wasn't fair. They know that we don't have anywhere to stay. I know there was a lot of stuff going on in there, but people stay there for a reason."
Updated: Nov 4, 2015 2:00 PM
Where Can You Safely Shoot Up In NYC?
"Most of the time, I do it in the street, under the bridge, on top of the bridge."
Updated: Sep 24, 2015 6:29 PM
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