Drug Use, Substance Misuse even Addiction should not prevent access to good health care!

Drug Use, Substance Misuse,  Addiction, Substance Use, Substance Misuse…..Whether or not a person uses drugs or is addicted to them, should not affect whether or not a doctor will see them, treat them with dignity, respect, or listen to them for that matter, but it does!  I have experienced the most horrific stigmatizing ordeals with medical […]

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Help me I love an addict!

Help me I love an addict!  What do I do, my _______is an addict, is something that I hear every day.  People call my phone in tears, desperate for answers.  Unfortunately, there is tons of information, much of which comes out of the mouths of people who just do not know what they are saying, or […]

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Health Services

Urban Survivors Union has Partnered with North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition to Bring Piedmont Residents: Hepatitis C Education, Prevention, Testing, Treatment, Cure, Support (no insurance needed) HIV Education, Prevention, Testing, Support Testing Days at 1114 Grove Street @ the Greensboro Xchange 10:00-4:00  Monday 2-5 Tuesday 2-5 Friday CALL AND MAKE AN APPOINTMENT AND WE WILL […]

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Harm Reduction is Love

http://www.scalawagmagazine.org/articles/harm-reduction-is-compassion

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S.C.A.T. Eating in Prison

For years I have had friends tell me about the food in prison.  In fact, when I was younger and we went to visit the prison, as some sort of school “scared straight” or “DARE” activity, I remember a sign in the Greensboro Jail Kitchen that said something about This ain’t Burger King we don’t […]

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