Everything You Need to Know About Safe Injection Sites
What we know and don’t know about the city’s controversial idea
The Citizen Recommends: Our American Family
Hallee Adelman’s latest film is a raw and empathetic portrait of one local family’s struggle with—and determination to break free of—opioid addiction.
Kensington’s Recovery Plan
At the epicenter of the region’s opioid and homelessness crisis, the River Wards have been all but abandoned by city leaders. But does the City already have a solution to the problem?
How Design Thinking Took on The Opioid Epidemic
A team at Penn Medicine has built a system of care that might revolutionize the treatment of patients with Opioid Use Disorder. Could it be the answer we need?
It’s Your Move
A new campaign for teens—and by teens—aims to stop prescription opioid misuse
Do Something: Debate “Capitalism for Good” with the Citizen
This week, join us for a discussion about the "elite charade" with Anand Giridharadas, drink beer for spinal cord injury research, remember Syria, learn about Philly's opioid epidemic, and more!
Citizen of the Week: Charito Morales
After her brother died of an overdose in front of her at a North Philly drug encampment, the nurse put action to his last words: Maybe you can help these other guys.
Right To Life
On the front lines of the work you never see—keeping heroin addicts alive