SGR Ep171 - Drug Injection Sites Approved in San Francisco

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The San Francisco Health Commission voted unanimously to support the opening of safe "Drug Injection Sites". According to the commission and the projects supporters, this will offer intravenous drug users a clean and safe place to inject drugs. What are your thoughts?

In this episode:

  • What is a Safe Injection Site?

  • Drug use statistics

  • Crime statistics

  • Do safe injection sites work?

  • Are they really safe?

  • Who funds them?

  • What are the pros vs. cons?

  • Where are all the drugs coming from?

  • And More.

Sources from SF Chronicle, KTVU, & 

Amethyst Recovery Center 

SF safe injection sites expected to be first in nation, open around July 1

http://www.ktvu.com/news/safe-drug-injection-sites-in-san-francisco-expected-to-open-in-july-be-first-in-nation-reports

https://www.amethystrecovery.org/pros-cons-safe-injection-sites/ 

 

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