Drugs

Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in the LGBTQ Community

Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in the LGBTQ Community

There is a higher prevalence of substance use disorders, including opioid use disorder, in the LGBT community. A new report addresses the reason for this disparity and the ways providers can address it.

Queering the CUES: Doing More for LGBTQ+ Drug Users in Philadelphia

Queering the CUES: Doing More for LGBTQ+ Drug Users in Philadelphia

Engagement and injection sites need to be safe and free from stigma, and they need to be inclusive of LGBTQ+ users who seek their services. LGBTQ+ users need a voice at the table as planning for Comprehensive User Engagement Sites (CUES) in Philadelphia moves forward.