Shedding New Light on Overdose Prevention Centers

Evidence from other countries that have overdose prevention centers has shown promising effects as far as overdose mortality rates and other health outcomes. However, there hasn’t been a rigorous study of the model’s efficacy on U.S. soil. Now NYU Langone and Brown University are launching a four-year study that aims to fill that void…The first-of-its-kind study will follow people who use New York City’s two overdose prevention centers and an OPC pilot expected to launch next year in Providence, R.I.

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