Will NYC’s Supervised Injection Sites Bolster Overdose Prevention Efforts in Other Cities?
Overdose prevention centers are meant to save lives. Harm reduction advocates are hopeful that the NYC sites will allow for more to open around the country. Key TakeawaysThe opioid overdose epidemic is a public health emergency that has worsened since the COVID-19 pandemic.In November, New York City opened the first supervised injection sites in the United States. The sites have saved at least 59 people