Heroin

Inside Glide’s safe injection site simulation

Mayor London Breed and community members got a look at what a…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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

Across the United States, heroin and other drug users have died in…

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

Note to Readers: This story is part of a package investigating the…

Mayor Ed Lee faces criticism for opposing supervised injection facilities

From a needle exchange program to supporting the distribution of naloxone to…

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

San Francisco health officials are warning residents about dangerous, counterfeit pills circulating…

SF health officials tout medication that reverses overdoses

San Francisco health officials are touting The City’s novel approach that began…

Woman charged with manslaughter in overdose death

A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest…

Federal views diverge on proper use of painkillers

How do you have a conversation about prescription drugs that provide critical…

Heroin involved in Peaches Geldof’s death

Heroin “likely played a role” in the recent death of Peaches Geldof.…

Crocodile: Russia’s scariest new designer drug

WHAT: Russia has become a global center of home-made designer drugs. The…

Oakland police seize $300,000 worth of heroin

Police seized about $300,000 worth of heroin in Oakland on Saturday --…