The closure of Lethbridge’s supervised consumption site on International Overdose Awareness Day will undoubtedly lead to more overdose deaths
Criminalization is rooted in, and also drives, stigma and racism. This is wrong and must end.
Research shows that compulsory detention and treatment for substance use gives rise to a range of potential drug- related harms and human rights abuses.
The COVID-19 pandemic has further exposed stark health inequities and the many structural factors that increase people’s vulnerability to the virus.
“Flattening the curve cannot be done without testing. It is imperative to triage resources to priority communities before outbreaks occur rather than simply react when they do.”
Caught in the crosshairs of this unprecedented disaster are people who use drugs and the frontline harm reduction and healthcare workers who support them
Poor methodological quality, lack of transparency, and biased presentation of results
HRI open letterDownload Open LetterHRI open letter “Executions for drug offences are prohibited under international human rights law, as drug offences do not meet the threshold of…
Download Open Letter “Your ministry and the Province bear responsibility to ensure the health and safety of people who use drugs. People continue to die as a…