Supervised drug consumption sites are illegal under federal law, but several have opened as a remedy to the drug overdose crisis our nation faces.
– Supervised drug consumption sites are illegal under federal law.
– Supervised drug consumption sites, while effective at overdose reversal, have proven ineffective at leading addicts into treatment.
– Overdose reversal, as a sole metric of success, does not consider the permanent brain damage that can result from continued use and “reversal.”
– A vast majority of homeless struggle with addiction. The enablement of their disease will not aid them in permanently exiting homelessness.