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About 400 unhoused people stay at Hotel Whitcomb, and many deal with substance use disorders. That means staff who work at the hotel are fighting to keep guests alive.
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The new site opened amid mounting pressure on city leaders to reduce open-air drug use and skyrocketing overdose deaths in the neighborhood.
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“If we really cared, we would be getting the housing,” said Dr. Margot Kushel, a professor at UCSF. “Everything else follows.”

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