April 6, 2023
Opioid/Substance Use Disorders | Tea Leaves
  • Four new vending machinesinstalled around D.C. offer free Narcan, an overdose-reversing drug, and fentanyl testing strips. The vending machines are strategically placed in locations with higher-than-average drug use, officials say. Two harm-reduction community organizations, HIPS and Family and Medical Counseling Services, installed the vending machines using grant money, and they’re planning to add two more in the future. (Articles here, here, and here)