Food & Drink

Nightlife Lifeguards: How Your Bartender Is Saving Lives in NYC

Published On 06/28/2018 Published On 06/28/2018
Jason Hoffman/Thrillist
Lives are being lost to opioids faster than car crashes, gun violence, and HIV at their peaks.
"Everyone does coke."
"Coke hasn't been good in New York in 10 years."
Attempting to police cocaine use is a game of whack-a-mole played at 2am, blindfolded, with an upholstery hammer.
"You can drink WAY more if you're running to the bathroom for bumps all night."
"If a person is ODing, this will save their life."