PARN, Peterborough-Kawartha MPP push for local consumption and treatment service site

The Peterborough AIDS Resource Network (PARN) is pushing for a consumption and treatment service site in the Peterborough area. According to PARN executive director Kim Dolan, the city needs such a facility, but there are many challenges that come with setting one up, including finding a space for the site. “People are concerned about if there is an overdose site, […]

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San Francisco to force some people with drug addiction into treatment

San Francisco officials decided Tuesday to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction into treatment, even if it goes against the spirit of a city known for its fierce protection of civil rights. Several members of the Board of Supervisors voiced deep concerns Tuesday about the possibility of taking away a person’s civil liberties, but the proposal […]

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