Separated at Birth

Separated at Birth

Separated at Birth How biased healthcare systems are breaking up families across The United States. ; By Maximilian Eyle published on Feb. 3rd, 2020             In an episode of last Week Tonight, John Oliver drew attention to the issue of bias in medicine....
Announcing Our New Board Member – Hector Diaz

Announcing Our New Board Member – Hector Diaz

We Have A New Board Member Welcoming Hector Diaz to SACHR ; Dear Reader, As a founding board member of SACHR, I can remember back to its origins as an underground syringe access program operating out of the trunk of our founder Joyce Rivera’s car. Nearly 30 years...
The Threat of Prison

The Threat of Prison

The Threat of Prison As harm reduction facilities expand into behavioral health services, prisons remain an obstacle to progress. ; By Maximilian Eyle             As harm reduction agencies expand toward addressing the psychological health of participants, prisons...
The Young Injectables

The Young Injectables

The Young Injectables Harnessing the Power of Harm Reduction ;             Educational outreach is one of our biggest priorities at SACHR. Decades of abstinence based drug education in the United States have created a widespread lack of awareness of how to prevent...
The Rock Bottom Myth

The Rock Bottom Myth

The Rock Bottom Myth How a misunderstood theory about addiction harms drug users and drug policy. ;            Everyone is familiar with the concept. We see it in movies, books, and on stage. Someone’s life spirals downward until they are struck with a lightning bolt...