New Mexico to Study Supervised Injection Sites [FEATURE]

The New Mexico legislature has commissioned a study of emerging and evidence-based harm reduction practices, including supervised injection sites. That could lead the way to a pilot program there. There is also agitation for SIJs in San Francisco and New York City. Chronicle feature story here.

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Supervised injection rooms

Supervised injection rooms are legally sanctioned facilities where people who use intravenous drugs can inject pre-obtained drugs under medical supervision.  Supervised injection facilities are designed to reduce the health and societal problems associated with injection drug use. 

 

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