US city of New York opens supervised injection facilities

New York has become the first US city to open authorised injection sites for people who use drugs. The sites in East Harlem and Washington Heights offer clean injecting equipment and signposting for people seeking treatment. They are also equipped to administer naloxone in the event of an overdose. The facilities aim to address the rising numbers of overdose deaths in New York City.

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/nov/30/new-york-supervised-injection-sites-overdose