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Philly correctional officers are getting trained in trauma-informed opioid response, thanks to a new program out of St. Joe’s
The workshops are being offered to first responders across Pennsylvania.
New group HER is working to improve Philly’s dangerous recovery house scene, as the first state regulations take effect
“This is a life and death situation,” said the owner of Savage Sisters Recovery, one of HER's founding members.
Health Department hiring two new specialists as ‘tranq’ infiltrates nearly all street drugs in Philadelphia
Use of xylazine, a horse tranquilizer, leads to wounds that are very difficult to treat.
‘There still is no answer’: Philly cracks down on Kensington encampments again as homelessness crisis intensifies
Many have been pushing Mayor Kenney’s administration to fix the untenable living conditions in the neighborhood.
Nearly three dozen departments will work together to combat the rise, which happened in totally new areas of the city.
Anthony Thomas, who previously lived at the Parkway protest camp, was discovered in his room over Thanksgiving weekend.
Judge McHugh hasn't changed his opinion on the injection site's public health benefits.
Located next to Rock Ministries, it's available every weekday afternoon — and interested people can just show up.
As Narcan’s widespread availability saves lives, it complicates treatment efforts.
Supervised injection at Prevention Point? Ahead of major ruling, Safehouse lacks location and funding
The city’s push to open in Kensington still faces resistance. Meanwhile, the nonprofit has just $200,000 in the bank.
A state program is doling out $5 million to encourage professionals to help curb the overdose crisis.
Elvis Rosado was a pivotal part of the Kensington harm reduction nonprofit.
The mobile trailers, part of an effort to combat hepatitis A, are locked up overnight.
The likelihood of accidental OD is severely overhyped.
Philly’s injection site just picked up a ton of national support — but local opposition is also growing
Dozens of prosecutors across the country are now backing Safehouse.
Will the model work? Stakeholders are hopeful.