News & Policy

For Philadelphians in addiction recovery navigating the pandemic, there are ‘worse things in life than being isolated’

July 2021

Fatal overdoses among Black Philadelphians soared during the pandemic, new data show

April 2021

Opiate Overdoses Spike in Black Philadelphians, But Drop in White Residents Since COVID-19

January 2021
Penn Medicine News

Connecting During Crisis: Overdoses Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 2021
Penn Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics

Penn Researchers use virtual reality to train bystanders to respond to overdoses

September 2020

Penn Medicine’s Virtual Bridge to Opioid Recovery

July 2020

‘Cries for help’: Drug overdoses are soaring during the Coronavirus pandemic

July 2020
The Washington Post

Addiction Recovery in the Age of Coronavirus

June 2020

Philadelphia prisons investigating 4 overdoses, including 3 deaths, in custody

March 2020

Safehouse hits pause on plan to open supervised injection site in South Philly

February 2020

Overdose prevention sites promote public health and don’t increase crime

February 2020

Philly’s overdose deaths rose again in 2019, especially in black and Latino communities

February 2020

The Opioid Tragedy, Part 1: ‘We’ve Addicted an Entire Generation’

January 2020

OP-ED: ‘It’s like drowning’: Minute by minute, a physician tells a courtroom how you die from an overdose

August 2019

Strangers sprang into action to save a life on the subway. What if policymakers shared these values?

June 2019

“As overdose rates rise in Philly’s Hispanic community, racial disparities in health care add to the burden”

May 2019

Emergency rooms open new paths for opioid overdose survivors

January 2019

From addiction and loss to recovery and empathy: Q&A with Nicole O’Donnell

August 2018