safe injection sites
Research suggests safe injection sites can cut overdose deaths and get people into treatment.
It's time to make this harm-reduction strategy legal.
The House of Commons approved Monday night changes to drug legislation, as the Liberal government faces mounting pressure to deal with the opioid crisis.
Ontario commits to tackling the opioid crisis at a community level in the province by funding three supervised safe injection sites in Toronto
British Columbia is skirting federal restrictions around safe injection sites because it says it can't afford to wait for permission.
There are over 90 supervised injection services around the world, mostly in Europe, and Australia. In North America, however, Vancouver is still the only city to officially provide spaces for users to consume their drugs.
Following the success of Vancouver Insite program, Toronto looks like it will be getting its own swath of safe injection sites for drug users.
New drugs can eradicate the life-threatening virus, but their price-tag make them unaffordable for many.
Canada has North America’s first and only safe injection site, in Vancouver, British Columbia, called Insite. It opened in 2003 and since then, mortality rates from overdoses and the spread of infectious diseases have dropped dramatically.
If you have a Google Alert set up for "supervised injection site," you probably already know that Montreal's Public Health Department is lobbying to get four new supervised injection sites for drug addicts. Except, chances are, the department won't be...
It does not appear as if the Conservative government believes drug addicts deserve a second chance. If they had their way, addicts, even if the ones who are mentally ill, would be kept out of our backyards and left to fend for themselves.