Strangers Sprang into Action to Save a Life on the Subway. What if Policymakers Shared These Values?


Written by Janet Weiner for the Philadelphia Inquirer, this opinion piece features Penn professor Jeanmarie Perrone in its discussion of collaborative drug policy. It tells the story of Perrone's encounter with an overdose in the subway, in which a group of strangers immediately sprang into action and assisted in reviving the patient, before leaving readers with an important question about the future of substance use policy.

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