from thefreeonline on 7th March 2023 by You Tube /agencies
Philadelphia’s zombie drug ‘tranq’ already in NYC – PIX11 Feb 22, 2023 — Xylazine is now in 90% of Philadelphia’s drug supply,
More than 100,000 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2021, the worst year on record.
The newest wave of the overdose crisis involves man-made chemicals, including animal tranquilizers, that are being combined with fentanyl to make street drugs that are deadlier and more addictive. Drugs like “benzo dope” and “tranq” are ravaging North American communities and U.S. policy is barely affecting the latest flood of synthetic street drugs.
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South Philly has a growing, homeless population — and almost no services to help them…
Homeless encampments form because people on the street crave community and companionship, just like anyone else, said Carol Thomas, the director of homeless services at Project HOME. But amid the opioid crisis — where using drugs alone can mean a fatal overdose — being in community with others is a matter of life and death……..
Opioid Crisis: Photographing Addicts in a Compassionate Way –
In 2012, when LightBox spoketo Philadelphia-based photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge about his work documenting people in the city’s Kensington neighborhood, many of whose lives, he says,…
On North Philly Drug Corners, Hope Comes in Bags – Al Jazeera
PHILADELPHIA — On the hard-knock streets of Fairhill, called the Badlands of North Philadelphia, open-air drug markets abound. Heroin is the drug of choice, and varieties like Rocky, Good Luck, Dream Chaser, Batman and Hope are hawked at passers-by. Lookouts huddle on corners, addicts shuffle out of alleys, and orange syringe caps collect in …
Poverty, drugs and desperately f*cked up people –
Aug 26, 2021San Francisco was the most blatant one – gentrified perfection on one street and a block over the majority of people were homeless, addicts, suffering from mental health issues or all three. Was depressing just how clearly delineated the line was too, there was no way to claim ignorance about what was going on or that police – I’m guessing …
Truth in the Numbers: A Look at Homeless Addicts
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If you live there, please tell me if it’s real what we see in this video.
I’m very upset watching people staying in this way. It’s very very sad.
What’s happening there?