- Nov 13, 2013
Following a ruling in federal court clearing the way for a Philadelphia safe-injection site, officials from Safehouse, the non-profit formed to open such a center, discussed the next steps in the process during a meeting Wednesday.
Some residents are really angry about it.
It’s basically for people to bring their own drugs and have them be administered under supervision and medical trainees. To try to prevent overdosing and deaths. Residents are angry because it’s opening up near daycare centers and schools, and also that it enables addiction.
City officials believe it will help and cut down on opioid deaths.