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SUPERVISED INJECTION FACILITIES FOR A SAFER NYC

We are the campaign for supervised injection facilities (SIFs) in New York City. SIFs make our communities healthier and safer by decreasing fatal overdoses and HIV and hepatitis infections, reducing public drug use and related disorder, and increasing people’s access to drug treatment and other services.

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Out of Harm’s Way: Alternatives to Public Injection in New York

The SIF NYC campaign invites you to a town hall event on September 30 to learn and take action for supervised injection facilities in NYC. Titled Out of Harm’s Way: Alternatives to Public Injection in New York, the event is hosted by the Open Society Foundations and moderated by Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now! Speakers include leading experts and political figures from around the world and NYC discussants. The event will open with food and refreshments and a performance by the New Amsterdam Boys and Girls Choir.

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Everywhere but Safe: A documentary about public injecting in New York

A new documentary film, Everywhere But Safe, examines public injection drug use in New York and charts a path toward healthier and safer communities. The film premiered last month at the Maysles Documentary Center in Harlem,  a not for profit organization dedicated to the exhibition and production of documentary films that inspire dialogue and action. Harm reduction providers, government officials, participants of syringe exchange programs and community members gathered for the premiere of the film and a follow up panel featuring individuals in the film to discuss alternatives to public injection drug use.

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"I stand with the SIF NYC coalition in calling on New York City and New York State government to take all necessary steps to authorize and establish supervised injection facilities..."

ABOUT SIF NYC

We are a growing coalition of public health and criminal justice reform groups and NYC residents that believes that supervised injection facilities are an important solution to problems related to drug use in our city.
 

SIFNYC ON TWITTER

  • Excellent @CNN video on Ithaca's plan for supervised injection services. As @SvanteMyrick says, we need NYS action! cnn.com/2016/05/25/pol…
  • RT @IsraelBayer: Happy to be facilitating a conversation on Safe Injection Sites & health. #PDX. Plus, a great documentary. Be there. https…
  • RT @Kassandra_Fred: Fighting for supervised injection facilities is policing reform; decreasing law enforcement interactions while increasi…
  • RT @ClergyNDP: In NYC, the @SIFNYC campaign has begun leading efforts to establish supervised injection sites in the city: https://t.co/hKK…
  • RT @DrugPolicyOrg: In case you missed it, last week @USATODAY came out in strong support of supervised injection facilities! https://t.co/C…
  • When you have a rational conversation about SIFs most people support the idea. Here's Ottawa. twitter.com/INDCRs/status/…
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