Tag: Heroin

Inside Glide’s safe injection site simulation

Mayor London Breed and community members got a look at what a possible safe injection site for heroin and other…

3 months ago

Overdose drug naloxone making an impact in SF as heroin use grows in visibility

It was an hour after midnight when two Mission District police officers arrived at Clinton Park and Guerrero Street. That’s…

2 years ago

Tenderloin health efforts break from tradition as support for supervised injection sites grows

Solving intractable problems in an urban environment like the Tenderloin takes some creative ideas — like baking cinnamon rolls for…

2 years ago

Once unthinkable in US, drug shoot-up rooms get serious look

Across the United States, heroin and other drug users have died in alleys behind convenience stores, on city sidewalks and…

3 years ago

Decade of tracking homeless deaths in SF sheds light on imperfect system

Note to Readers: This story is part of a package investigating the deaths of homeless residents in San Francisco for…

3 years ago

Mayor Ed Lee faces criticism for opposing supervised injection facilities

From a needle exchange program to supporting the distribution of naloxone to reverse overdoses, San Francisco has a reputation of…

3 years ago

SF health officials warn of lethal, fake ‘Xanax’ circulating city streets

San Francisco health officials are warning residents about dangerous, counterfeit pills circulating city streets under the name “Xanax.” Between Oct.…

3 years ago

SF health officials tout medication that reverses overdoses

San Francisco health officials are touting The City’s novel approach that began in 2013 to prescribe a medication that helps…

3 years ago