"For the next few minutes, everyone stands around chatting, sharing gossip, advice, and war stories. Eventually, the physician's assistant hands the woman a business card for a doctor who specializes in helping people overcome heroin addiction, using the prescription drug Suboxone. She listens as he explains the potential pros and cons of the treatment versus methadone. Finally, Jones reaches out and hands the woman a flyer. ?VOCAL is the union of drug users and our allies,? reads the pamphlet. ?We drug users and our allies need to be involved when drug-related policies are being discussed'."