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Author Topic: Study Shows Supervised Injection Sites Can Work in U.S.  (Read 5058 times)

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Study Shows Supervised Injection Sites Can Work in U.S.
« on: August 21, 2017, 10:58:31 am »
A new study of an unsanctioned supervised injection facility offers proof of concept that this type of harm reduction approach can function in the United States, helping to reduce overdose deaths and transmission of HIV and hepatitis C.

“Supervised injection sites are an important evidence-based harm reduction strategy that should be considered for implementation in the U.S.,” said Alex Kral, PhD, of the research nonprofit RTI International and coauthor of the recent report in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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