Wracked by Opioid Crisis, Philadelphia Braces for Tent-Camp Closures

Philadelphia plans to begin closing two encampments on Wednesday and is trying to move homeless drug addicts into shelters and treatment before police move in.

Wall Street Journal reporter Jon Kamp and photographer Dominick Reuter spent several days in Kensington, including working with Prevention Point to understand the opioid crisis in Philadelphia.

A heroin user injects herself in the hand under a bridge in the Kensington neighborhood. Photo by Dominick Reuter