There is no time to waste, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to exacerbate the ongoing public health crises of drug toxicity injuries and deaths, on top of the still unresolved HIV and HCV pandemics, among other harms.
Taking the fight to court – Protecting life-saving harm reduction services in Alberta
We take pause in our work on drug policy in Canada to once again remember that our current drug policies have colonial and racist roots and that our work ahead is to stand with and support Indigenous Peoples and work together to create policies that end the discrimination, oppression and other devastating consequences so many experience.
My journey across three provinces to help end stigma around substance use
In 2021, the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition will train its focus on decriminalization and the legal regulation of drugs to help end the harms of the toxic drug market.
People will likely die without the supervised consumption services ARCHES provides and the community of care built around it.
Caught in the crosshairs of this unprecedented disaster are people who use drugs and the frontline harm reduction and healthcare workers who support them
If both countries don’t take greater steps to improving access, our claims of superiority will be little more than blowing smoke.
This is what Australia is missing. Besides people being misinformed about safe injection sites, we lack a community-led approach to harm reduction