Can safe injection sites help reduce drug overdoses?

Police1 Poll Results: Jan 04, 2022 - Jan 12, 2022

Yes 12 %
No 77 %
Not sure 12 %
Total 733

In late 2021, the nation's first safe injection sites, also called overdose prevention centers (OPC), opened in New York City after a record-setting year for overdoses. The sites will offer clean needles, information about addiction treatment and naloxone. The city's Health Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi said that the OPCs are part of a broader strategy of harm reduction. Click here for a Police1 debate of the issues, then download Police1's eBook on evolving strategies to win the war on opioids.

 

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