BY ERICK SEELBACH AND INGRID WALKER
April 15, 2018 01:37 PM
Updated April 15, 2018 01:37 PM
If we truly want to address the opiate crisis in Pierce County, shouldn’t we consider all potential tools and interventions? Public health decisions should be based on research and evidence, not fear and stigma.
There is currently a proposal before the Pierce County Council to preemptively ban Safe Consumption Sites, a proposal that goes against the long history of harm reduction in our county and that cuts us off from even the possibility of using a public health intervention to address the opiate crisis that has been proven effective in Europe and Canada.… Read more →
We all breathed a sigh of relief as the Governor signed the new State budget late Friday night. And though we are happy to get back to taking care of our clients and communities, we are also taking a look at how we responded to the circumstances.… Read more →