Drug Alcohol Depend 2021 Aug 28;228:108976. Epub 2021 Aug 28.
Chicago Recovery Alliance, 3100 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL, 60612, United States; DePaul University Master of Public Health Program, 1 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL, 60604, United States.
Background: Opioid overdose deaths in the United States continue to rise, with the majority of deaths involving fentanyl. Drug checking has been used in Europe and Canada to assess adulteration of the illegal drug supply, but faces legal barriers in the United States. We are presenting information from a pilot mobile program offering drug checking services to participants of a harm reduction program in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Read More