Safe injection sites could be the way to combat the opioid epidemic by saving thousands of lives
In Toronto, safe injections sites are no longer illegal. One of the locations, which happens to be downtown, looks like a doctor office. It has an area that the user can “do their thing” while they have staff that watches them for any signs of trouble.
Unlike other countries, in the United States doesn’t allow the volunteers to supervise the users while they use opioids. They have to stand outside a bathroom door or tent. Experts claim that without being able to see the user and really watch them, it is may be impossible to help them. In Toronto, safe injections sites are no longer illegal.
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Safe Injection Sites Could Be The Way To Combat The Opioid Epidemic By Saving Thousands Of Lives
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