Project dates: March 2016 - December 2017
This study developed an intervention curriculum for business managers to reduce the harms of drug injection in public bathrooms. The curriculum educated managers on safe sharps disposal, needle stick injuries, overdose reversal training (and equips them with naloxone). The study assessed the acceptability, safety, feasibility and efficacy of the intervention.
“Feeling confident and equipped”: Evaluating the acceptability and efficacy of an overdose response and naloxone administration intervention to service industry employees in New York City
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 192, 362-370. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.08.001. PMCID: PMC6237076.
Wolfson-Stofko B, Elliott L, Bennett AS, Curtis R, Gwadz M (2018).
Perspectives on supervised injection facilities among service industry employees in New York City: A qualitative exploration
International Journal of Drug Policy, 62, 67-73. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2018.08.016. PMCID: PMC6279482.