2 March 2022

San Francisco leaders and nonprofits are considering an approach to the city’s drug crisis that was rejected in the 1990s: abstinence.

That get-tough model is reflected in a new coalition called the Urban Vision Alliance.

On this episode of the Fifth & Mission podcast, reporter Kevin Fagan joins host Cecilia Lei to discuss how this strategy differs from the city’s decades-long harm-reduction approach, and why the get-tough method is being revived.

Read the full article at San Francisco Chronicles.