Civil Society Statement to the National Opioid Summit
November 18, 2016
By Jennifer Vallée
Canada is in the midst of an opioid overdose crisis. This statement outlines concerns that civil society organizations have about the emerging federal, provincial and territorial response to this crisis and proposes a collaborative way forward to end the crisis.
A statement to the National Opioid Summit, hosted in Ottawa on November 18 and 19, 2016. This statement brings perspectives of five partnering organizations, and the communities they represent.
Canadian Drug Policy Coalition Canadian
HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Canadian Association of People Who Use Drugs
Coalition of Nurses and Nursing Students for Supervised Injection Services
The Canadian Drug Policy Coalition is a partner project with the Centre for Applied Research in Mental Health and Addiction (CARMHA), a research centre based at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver.