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Opioid- and Stimulant-related Harms in Canada

Stories & Data | Stimulants |

Government of Canada

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

We Want You To Listen: Shelter Video Project

Stories & Data |
Black and white still of a woman from the film "We want you to listen"

Shelter Video Collective

Education & Training,

An American History of Drugs and Addiction, Part 7: The Harm Reduction Revolution

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction | Opioids |

Kevin Gallagher, Mad...

Education & Training, Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Reconciliation in Action: Guidance for Ontario’s HIV Sector

Related Issues |

Ontario AIDS Network

Education & Training, OHRN Original,

One-for-One Needle Exchange: Evidence and Best Practices

Service Provision | Injection Drug Use |

Ontario Harm Reduction...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services, Research, Reports & Media,

ACCHO Knowledge Network

Related Issues |

ACCHO - African...

Multimedia Formats, Research, Reports & Media,

Changing Circumstances Surrounding Opioid-Related Deaths in Ontario during the COVID-19 Pandemic | Infographic

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Ontario Drug Policy...

Research, Reports & Media,

Changing Circumstances Surrounding Opioid-Related Deaths in Ontario during the COVID-19 Pandemic | Report

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Ontario Drug Policy...

Client-facing Material,

COVID-19 and people living with HIV: Taking care of your health

Related Issues |

Ontario HIV Treatment...

Research, Reports & Media,

The Methadone Manifesto: A Powerful Blow Against the Clinic System

Working With People Who Use Drugs | Opioids |

Filter Magazine

Research, Reports & Media,

Opinion: Drug policy inertia has been driving stigma and overdoses for decades

Stigma |

Guy Felicella, Vancouver...

Research, Reports & Media,

The power of patient voice: Addressing provider stigma toward opioid use disorder through personal narrative

Working With People Who Use Drugs | Opioids |

Brief Addiction Science...

Research, Reports & Media,

What should we do with objectionable findings?

Related Issues |

Jason Schwartz, Recovery...

Research, Reports & Media,

COVID-19: Focus on Substance Use and Stigma

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Public Health Agency...

Research, Reports & Media,

We need to talk about…The purpose of drug treatment

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Drink and Drugs...

Research, Reports & Media,

Exploring drug supply, associated violence and exploitation of vulnerable groups in Denmark

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

European Monitoring Centre...

Research, Reports & Media,

Hospital stays in Canada 2019-2020

Stories & Data |

Canadian Institute for...

Education & Training,

Reducing the risk

Drugs | All Drugs |

Alcohol and Drug...

Education & Training,

Evidence Around Harm Reduction and Public Health-Based Drug Policies

Stories & Data |

Canadian Drug Policy...

Research, Reports & Media,

A comprehensive harm reduction plan for at-risk populations is essential to Canada’s COVID-19 recovery plan

Related Issues |

Matthew Bonn, Vanessa...

Research, Reports & Media,

Changes in substance supply and use characteristics among people who use drugs (PWUD) during the COVID-19 global pandemic: A national qualitative assessment in Canada

Related Issues | Opioids |

Farihah Ali, Cayley...

Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original, Research, Reports & Media,

The state of Canada’s overdose and illicit drug crisis

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Canada Tonight, CBC...

Research, Reports & Media,

Drug Decriminalisation: Progress or Political Red Herring?

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

International Network of...

Research, Reports & Media,

Monthly suspect drug-related deaths summary table | January 2019 – March 2021

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Office of the...

Research, Reports & Media,

How to Formulate Drug Policies and Provide Evidence-Based Regulation

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Steve Rolles, David...

Research, Reports & Media,

Some Contributions on How to Formulate Drug Policies and Provide Evidence-Based Regulation

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Steve Rolles, David...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

The Methadone Manifesto

Working With People Who Use Drugs | Opioids |

Urban Survivor's Union...

Multimedia Formats, Research, Reports & Media,

Characterizing prescription benzodiazepine use among community-dwelling residents of Ontario, Canada

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction | Opioids |

Ontario Drug Policy...

Research, Reports & Media,

Impact of COVID-19 on drug markets, use, harms and drug services in the community and prisons

Related Issues |

European Monitoring Centre...

Research, Reports & Media,

Focus On Safe Supply: Findings From Focus Groups With People Who Use Unregulated Drugs

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Waterloo Region Crime...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Drug policy evaluation

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

European Monitoring Centre...

Education & Training, Research, Reports & Media,

From principle to practice: What does the literature tell us about the engagement of people who use drugs in harm reduction programming?

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Amanda Giacomazzo, CATIE

Education & Training, Research, Reports & Media,

What is the impact of opioid agonist therapy on hepatitis C testing and treatment for people who inject drugs?

Service Provision | Injection Drug Use |

Erica Lee, CATIE

Education & Training, Research, Reports & Media,

Safe supply: What is it and what is happening in Canada?

Service Provision |

Magnus Nowell, CATIE

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Harm reduction worker safety during the COVID-19 global pandemic, Version 2: National rapid guidance

Service Provision |

Canadian Institutes for...

Research, Reports & Media,

Five things to know about… Caring for people who inject drugs when they are admitted to hospital

Service Provision | Opioids |

Thomas D. Brothers,...

Education & Training,

Cultural Competency and Sexualized Substance Use

Working With People Who Use Drugs | Stimulants |

Gay Men's Sexual...

Foundational Documents,

Bill S-229 — Health-Centred Approach to Substance Use Act

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Government of Canada

Research, Reports & Media,

Monthly suspect drug-related deaths summary table | January 2019-Feb 2021

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Office of the...

Education & Training,

Harm reduction and COVID-19

Related Issues |

CATIE

Research, Reports & Media,

Women Are Leading Canada’s Safe Supply Movement

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction | Opioids |

Matthew Bonn in...

Research, Reports & Media,

Our Adulterated Supply: Underreported Complications for Opioid Users

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction | Opioids |

Elizabeth Brico in...

Research, Reports & Media,

Still life with narcotics: The fine art of the drug seizure photo

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Larry Parnass in...

Research, Reports & Media,

International approaches to drug law reform: research

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Justice Directorate, Scottish...

Education & Training,

The Impact of Global Drug Policy on Women: Shifting the Needle | Webinar Recording

Stories & Data |

Washington Office on...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Injectable Opioid Agonist Treatment (iOAT)

Service Provision | Opioids |

Addictions and Mental...

Research, Reports & Media,

Most People With Addiction Outgrow It Naturally. We Need to Hear Them.

Stories & Data |

Zach Rhoads, published...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Overdose Prevention & Response In Washrooms: Recommendations for Service Providers

Service Provision |

Vancouver Coastal Health

Client-facing Material, Multimedia Formats,

Guide to Getting Vaxxed (illustrated)

Related Issues |

Sanctuary, Social Medicine...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Everything Is Not OK

Related Issues |

Addictions and Mental...

Research, Reports & Media,

Canada’s other epidemic: As overdose deaths escalate, majority favour decriminalization of drugs

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Angus Reid Institute

Research, Reports & Media,

Impacts of overdose: Evaluating the effects of grief and loss from overdose on people who inject drugs and developing an intervention to address them

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

MAP Centre for...

Research, Reports & Media,

Mental Health and Substance Use During COVID-19 – Spotlight on Gender and Household Size

Related Issues |

Mental Health Commission...

Research, Reports & Media,

“The Times They Are a-Changin’”: Addressing Common Misconceptions About the Role of Safe Supply in North America’s Overdose Crisis

Service Provision | Opioids |

Matthew Bonn, Adam...

Client-facing Material, Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

HIV Drug Interactions: Interaction Checker

Related Issues |

University of Liverpool

Multimedia Formats, Research, Reports & Media,

The Cost of a Crisis

Stories & Data | Opioids |

The Globe and...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Find a Supervised Consumption Site

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Health Canada

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

The Black History of Harm Reduction Matters

Population-specific |

The AIDS Network...

Research, Reports & Media,

Opioid-related deaths by month and Public Health Unit, Ontario | January – September 2020

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Office of the...

Research, Reports & Media,

Number of opioid-related deaths with etizolam involved in Ontario | 2017-September 2020

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Office of the...

Education & Training,

Knowledge Exchange Event: Long Acting Injectable Buprenorphine

Service Provision | Opioids |

Drugs Research Network...

Education & Training, Research, Reports & Media,

Putting Indigenous Harm Reduction to Work: Developing and Evaluating “Not Just Naloxone”

Service Provision |
Cover of International Journal of Indigenous Health, Volume 16

Sarah Levine, Andrea...

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Decolonizing Drug Policy: Perspectives from the Americas and Asia

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

The New School

Education & Training,

Microdosing Psychedelics: The Curse of Studies Doomed to Being Uninformative

Stories & Data | Psychedelics |

James C. Coyne...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

COVID-19 Guidance: Harm Reduction Programs

Related Issues |

City of Toronto

Research, Reports & Media,

Supervised consumption sites and crime: scrutinizing the methodological weaknesses and aberrant results of a government report in Alberta, Canada

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

James D. Livingdton,...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Toronto Indigenous Harm Reduction (TIHR)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Toronto Indigenous Harm...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Indigenous Harm Reduction Network

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Indigenous Harm Reduction...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

COVID-19 Pandemic – National Rapid Guidance

Service Provision |

Canadian Research Initiative...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Vancouver Island Drug Checking Project

Equipment | All Drugs |

Vancouver Island Drug...

Multimedia Formats, Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Getting to Tomorrow: Ending the Overdose Crisis

Stories & Data |

Canadian Drug Policy...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Indigenous Harm Reduction Team (IHRT)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Indigenous Harm Reduction...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Manitoba Harm Reduction Network (MHRN)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Manitoba Harm Reduction...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Urban Survivor’s Union (USU)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Urban Survivor's Union logo, which is a circle with the name and acronym on a blue background

Urban Survivor's Union...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Transform: Drug Policy Foundation

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Transform: Drug Policy...

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Overdose Prevention & Harm Reduction

Service Provision |

First Nations Health...

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Overdose Prevention & Harm Reduction: Support Others

Stories & Data |

First Nations Health...

Education & Training,

Trincomalee Walks: Walking in Wales, writing about social justice, abolition and history

Related Issues |

J M Moore

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Ontario Harm Reduction Distribution Program

Equipment |

Ontario Harm Reduction...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

ConnexOntario

Related Issues |

ConnexOntario

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Brantford Substance Users Network (BSUN)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Brantford Substance Users...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Canadian Association of People Who Use Drugs (CAPUD)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Canadian Association of...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Community Addictions Peer Support Association (CAPSA)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Community Addictions Peer...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Drug Users Advocacy League (DUAL Ottawa)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Drug Users Advocacy...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

International Network of...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

International Network of Women who Use Drugs

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

International Network of...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Keeping Six – Hamilton Harm Reduction Action League (K6)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Keeping Six –...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

London Area Network of Substance Users (LANSU)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

London Area Network...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Peel Drug Users Network (PDUN)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Peel Drug Users...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Toronto Drug Users Union (TDUU)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Toronto Drug Users...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Toronto Harm Reduction Alliance (THRA)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Toronto Harm Reduction...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Toronto Overdose Prevention Society (Toronto OPS)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Toronto Overdose Prevention...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Windsor Area Substance Users Network (Windsor ASUN)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Windsor Area Substance...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Windsor Overdose Prevention Society (Windsor OPS)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Windsor Overdose Prevention...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Women and Harm Reduction International Network (WHRIN)

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Women and Harm...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

HaliFIX Overdose Prevention Society

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

HaliFIX Overdose Prevention...

Research, Reports & Media,

Racial Justice Requires Ending the War on Drugs

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Brian D. Earp,...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Overdose Prevention: Resources, reports, and initiatives

Service Provision |

Waterloo Region Crime...

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy (documentary film)

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

TalkingDrugs

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

TalkingDrugs

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Conservative Drug Policy Reform Group

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Conservative Drug Policy...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Toronto Drug Checking Service

Stories & Data | All Drugs |

Toronto Drug Checking...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Canadian Associate of People Who Use Drugs

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Canadian Associate of...

Client-facing Material, Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Ontario Prisoners’ Resource Guide

Service Provision |

Toronto Prisoners' Rights...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

HIV Legal Network / Résaeau juridique VIH

Related Issues |

HIV Legal Network...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

RollSafe

Drugs | Empathogens |

RollSafe.org

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

National Overdose Response Service (NORS)

Service Provision |

NORS is an...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

BeSafe App

Service Provision |

Brave Technology Coop

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Safer Use Peer Support Line

Service Provision |

Krasman Centre

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Language matters: Create safer space with less stigma

Stigma |

Toward the Heart

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Release Legal Emergency & Drugs Service

Service Provision | All Drugs |

Release Legal Emergency...

Research, Reports & Media,

Decriminalisation: Insights for Advocates

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Ana Liffey Drug...

Multimedia Formats, Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Crackdown Podcast

Working With People Who Use Drugs | All Drugs |

Crackdown Podcast

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Filter Magazine

Working With People Who Use Drugs | All Drugs |

Filter Magazine

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Global Drug Survey

Drugs | All Drugs |

Global Drug Survey

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Harm Reduction Research and Treatment (HaRRT) Center

Stories & Data |

Harm Reduction Research...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Canadian Drug Policy Coalition

Stories & Data |

Canadian Drug Policy...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC)

Stories & Data |

International Drug Policy...

Education & Training,

Harm Reduction Collection

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

World Health Organization...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Toronto Overdose Information System

Service Provision |

City of Toronto

Research, Reports & Media,

War on Drugs

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

VICE News

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Interactive Opioid Tool: Opioid-related morbidity and mortality in Ontario

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Public Health Ontario

Multimedia Formats, Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Stimulus Connect

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Canadian Drug Policy...

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

The Drugs Wheel

Drugs | All Drugs |

Mark Adley in...

Client-facing Material, Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Safe Sharps Disposal

Equipment |

Region of Waterloo

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Uprooting the drug war

Related Issues |

Drug Policy Alliance

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Broken Record: The continued criminalization of mental health issues

Related Issues |

John Howard Society

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Harm Reduction Nurses Association

Service Provision |

Harm Reduction Nurses...

Research, Reports & Media,

Rethinking the Drug Dealer: a twitter thread by Sheila Vakharia

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Sheila Vakharia, on...

Education & Training,

The Impact of Global Drug Policy on Women: Shifting the Needle | Open Access eBook

Stories & Data |

Edited by Julia...

Research, Reports & Media,

“It’s Helped Me a Lot, Just Like to Stay Alive”: a Qualitative Analysis of Outcomes of a Novel Hydromorphone Tablet Distribution Program in Vancouver, Canada

Service Provision |

Andrew Ivsins, Jade...

Client-facing Material, Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Needle bins and syringe recovery (video and text)

Equipment |

City of London

Research, Reports & Media,

Addressing the Syndemic of HIV, Hepatitis C, Overdose, and COVID-19 Among People Who Use Drugs: The Potential Roles for Decriminalization and Safe Supply

Service Provision | Opioids |

Matthew Bonn, Adam...

Client-facing Material, Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

How to safely pick up a discarded needle (poster)

Equipment |

Toronto Public Health

Foundational Documents,

Subsection 56(1) class exemption for patients, practitioners and pharmacists prescribing and providing controlled substances in Canada during the coronavirus pandemic

Service Provision |

Health Canada

Education & Training, Research, Reports & Media,

Using Patient Voice to Personalize the Opioid Epidemic: An Evaluation of 2 Educational Interventions

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Jeffrey Schlaudecker, Olivia...

Research, Reports & Media,

2019 Opioid Mortality in Ontario and preliminary 2020 trends

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Office of the...

Research, Reports & Media,

Drug Market Trends: People who use drugs, COVID-19, and drug market changes

Stories & Data | All Drugs |

Canadian Associate of...

OHRN Original, Research, Reports & Media,

OHRN Statement in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Related Issues |

Ontario Harm Reduction...

Research, Reports & Media,

Exploring Expanded Response Options to Opioid Harms: Case Studies from Four Canadian Clinics

Service Provision | Opioids |

Canadian Centre on...

Research, Reports & Media,

Gendering the Scene: Women, Gender-Diverse People, and Harm Reduction in Canada | Summary Report

Population-specific |

HIV Legal Network...

Research, Reports & Media,

Steve Rolles Talks About Legalization

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Stephen Rolles, Girls...

OHRN Original, Research, Reports & Media,

How Ontario harm reduction programs are adapting to COVID-19

Service Provision |

Ontario Harm Reduction...

Client-facing Material,

Coronavirus Disease [COVID-19]: Bilingual Information Sheet

Related Issues |

Réseau Access Network

OHRN Original, Research, Reports & Media,

How the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting people who use drugs

Related Issues |

Ontario Harm Reduction...

Client-facing Material,

Let’s give bacteria the boot: a guide to reducing your risk of infection

Service Provision | Injection Drug Use |

Scottish Drugs Forum

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

An introductory guide for assessing and understanding common wounds with people who inject drug

Service Provision |

NEXT Distro

Client-facing Material,

COVID-19 Crisis: Harm Reduction Resources for People who Use Drugs

Related Issues |

International Network of...

OHRN Original, Research, Reports & Media,

Benzodiazepines in the unregulated drug supply in Ontario

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Ontario Harm Reduction...

OHRN Original, Research, Reports & Media,

Accessing naloxone from the Ontario Naloxone Program for Pharmacies (ONPP)

Equipment |

Ontario Harm Reduction...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Women and Harm Reduction in Ontario: A Capacity Building Toolkit

Population-specific |

Women and HIV/AIDS...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Find a Free Naloxone Kit

Equipment |

Government of Ontario

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Videos – Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy

Stories & Data | Stimulants |

Wellington Guelph Drug...

Research, Reports & Media,

The Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act: the good, the bad, and the ineffective

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Safer Substance Use for the North – Communications Toolkit for Mental Health and Addictions Service Providers

Stories & Data |

Northern Addictions Task...

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Impacts of COVID-19 on Substance Use

Related Issues |

Canadian Centre on...

Client-facing Material,

Coronavirus FAQ for shelter and drop-in settings

Related Issues |

BC Centre for...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Sex work during COVID-19: Guidelines for sex workers, clients, third parties, and allies

Related Issues |

Butterfly Asian and...

Client-facing Material,

5-step overdose response during COVID-19

Drugs | All Drugs |

Toronto Public Health

Client-facing Material,

COVID-19 Harm reduction tips

Drugs | All Drugs |

Toronto Public Health

Research, Reports & Media,

Practices of care among people who buy,use, and sell drugs in community settings

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Carol Strike, Gillian...

Client-facing Material, Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

TripSit: Harm reduction through education

Drugs | All Drugs |

TripSit

Education & Training,

Effectively supporting people who use methamphetamine

Working With People Who Use Drugs | Stimulants |

Sanda Kazazic, St....

Client-facing Material,

Safer crystal meth smoking

Equipment | Stimulants |

CATIE

Client-facing Material,

Safer crack smoking

Equipment | Stimulants |

CATIE

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Communicating about Substance Use in Compassionate, Safe and Non-Stigmatizing Ways

Stigma |

Health Canada

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

A Primer to Reduce Substance Use Stigma in the Canadian Health System

Stigma |

Public Health Agency...

Research, Reports & Media,

Global State of Harm Reduction Reports

Stories & Data |

Harm Reduction International

Client-facing Material, Education & Training,

NEXT Distro Safer Injection Resource Collection

Equipment | Injection Drug Use |

NEXT Distro

Research, Reports & Media,

Drugs in the Time of COVID: Interim Report

Stories & Data |

Release Legal Emergency...

Education & Training,

Drugs A to Z

Drugs | All Drugs |

Release Legal Emergency...

Education & Training,

ADF Information Services

Drugs | All Drugs |

Alcohol and Drug...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Bathroom Safety & Protocol: A Practical Guide for Drop-ins

Service Provision |

Toronto Drop-In Network

Education & Training,

Crystal Meth eLearning Series

Drugs | Stimulants |

St. Stephen’s Community...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Mothering and opioids: Addressing stigma – acting collaboratively

Stigma | Opioids |

Centre of Excellence...

Research, Reports & Media,

Burnout among service providers addressing substance use disorders

Service Provision |

Ontario HIV Treatment...

Research, Reports & Media,

Effect of Intranasal vs Intramuscular Naloxone on Opioid Overdose: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Equipment |

Paul Dietze, PhD;...

Research, Reports & Media,

Ontario Opioid Mortality Trends

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Dr Dirk Huyer,...

Education & Training,

Drug Facts

Drugs | All Drugs |

Alcohol and Drug...

Research, Reports & Media,

Critical Review Report: Flualprazolam

Drugs | Depressants |

42nd Expert Committee...

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

25% Success

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Aara in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

You’re Not a Saint

Stories & Data |
Aara in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Working for the People

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Aara in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Advice for New Students

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Aara in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Aara Amey-Ayer

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Aara in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Decolonizing Approaches

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Amanda in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Redefining Success

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Amanda in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Hiring Lived Experience

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Amanda in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Seeing the good

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Amanda in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Amanda

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Amanda in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Check Your Intentions

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Becki in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Why Advocates Are Important

Stories & Data |
Becki in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Nothing About Us Without Us

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Becki in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Becki Linder

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Becki in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Respect

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Carl in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Low Asshole Ratio

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Carl in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

We Need Housing

Stories & Data |
Carl in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Carl Reinboth

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Carl in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Drug-Science-Nerd

Stories & Data | Empathogens | Dissociatives |
Celestina in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Harm Reduction Adjacent

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Celestina in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Earning Trust

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Celestina in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Celestina

Working With People Who Use Drugs | Stimulants | Opioids | Empathogens |
Celestina in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Changes in the Economic Landscape

Stories & Data |
Chris in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Society Needs to Look At Itself

Stories & Data |
Chris in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Worm on a Hook

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Chris in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Chris

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Chris in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Like Who’s Looking Back at You

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Garrett in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Meeting People Where They’re At

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Garrett in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Two Hardest Things

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Garrett in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Garrett Whiteduck-Mongo

Stories & Data |
Garrett in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Life Is What We Make It

Stories & Data |
Glenn in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

What I Love About the Sector

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Glenn in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Supporting the Journey

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Glenn in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Glenn Petersen

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Glenn in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

The Glue

Stories & Data |
Gregory in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Working Where You Play

Stories & Data |
Gregory in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Building Connection

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Greggory in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Gregory Bell

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Gregory in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Measuring Success

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Justine in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Justine

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Justine in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Spokes On The Same Wheel

Stories & Data |
Keith in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

The Rewards of the Work

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Keith in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Keith

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Keith in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

When French is Needed

Stories & Data |
Lisa in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Lisa Toner

Stories & Data |
Lisa in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Getting Into Harm Reduction

Stories & Data |
Mark in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Lifted By The Team

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Mark in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Mark Blackwood

Stories & Data |
Mark in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Public Health? Human Right.

Stories & Data |
Natalia in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

When It Works It Works

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Natalia in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

How I Got Into Harm Reduction

Stories & Data |
Natalie in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

How Agencies Can Prevent Burnout

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Natalia in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Natalia Durango

Stories & Data |
Natalia in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Strength to Keep Fighting

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Natalie in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Being Valued for My Lived Experience

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Natalie in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Natalie Kaminski

Stories & Data |
Natalie in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

“Peer” Stigma Within the Industry

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Stephanie in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Seeing People First

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Stephanie in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

How I Entered the Sector

Stories & Data |
Stephanie in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Stephanie M.

Stories & Data | Opioids |
Stephanie in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Live another day

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Lise in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Benevole / Volunteer

Stories & Data |
Lise in a video interview
Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, OHRN Original,

Lise

Working With People Who Use Drugs |
Lise in a video interview
Research, Reports & Media,

Canada’s hidden opioid crisis: the health care system’s inability to manage high-dose opioid patients

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Canadian Family Physician...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

A New Way Forward: The Case for Decriminalization and Safe Supply

Service Provision |

Alliance for Healthier...

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats, Research, Reports & Media,

The Drug Science Podcast

Stories & Data | Psychedelics |

Drug Science

Education & Training, Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Indigenous Harm Reduction = Reducing the Harms of Colonization

Stigma |

International Coalition on...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Good Practices for Working with Participants Who Use Crystal Meth

Working With People Who Use Drugs | Stimulants |

Toronto Drop-In Network

OHRN Original, Research, Reports & Media,

Recent HIV Research and ‘Cook Your Wash’

Related Issues | Injection Drug Use |

Ontario Harm Reduction...

OHRN Original, Research, Reports & Media,

False reports of fentanyl in cannabis

Stories & Data | Opioids |

Ontario Harm Reduction...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Safer Washroom Evaluation: Healthy Sexuality & Harm Reduction, WRHA

Service Provision |

Winnipeg Regional Health...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Canadian Association for Safe Supply (CASS)

Working With People Who Use Drugs | Opioids |

Canadian Association for...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

First Nations Promising Practices Toolkit Series: HIV/AIDS, Harm Reduction, Hepatitis C, STBBIs

Service Provision |

Canadian Aboriginal AIDS...

Education & Training,

The effects of heat and freeze-thaw cycling on naloxone stability

Equipment |

Dulcie Lai, Amy...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Language Matters: Using respectful language in relation to sexual health, substance use, STBBIs and intersecting sources of stigma

Stigma |

Canadian Public Health...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Overcoming Stigma Through Language: A Primer

Stigma |

Canadian Centre on...

Client-facing Material,

The Young Injectables: Harnessing the Power of Harm Reduction

Equipment | Injection Drug Use |

St. Ann's Corner...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Overdose Prevention, Response, & Postvention: Promising Policies and Practices for Organizations

Service Provision |

Health Resources in...

Client-facing Material, Multimedia Formats,

The Young Injectables: Harnessing the Power of Harm Reduction (comic book)

Equipment | Injection Drug Use |

Van Asher and...

Client-facing Material,

Using non-prescribed benzos: a harm reduction guide

Drugs | Depressants |

Filter Magazine

Research, Reports & Media,

The misuse of benzodiazepines among high-risk opioid users in Europe

Drugs | Opioids |

European Monitoring Centre...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Don’t Be an A**Hole: Best Practices for Health and Social Service Providers Working with People Who Use Drugs

Service Provision |

Blood Ties Four...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Information Sheet: Best Practices for Health and Social Service Providers Working with People Who Use Drugs

Service Provision |

Blood Ties Four...

Client-facing Material, Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Safe Sharps Disposal (video)

Equipment |

Grey Bruce Health...

Client-facing Material, Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Sharps Collection Program (video series)

Equipment |

Seattle Public Utilities

Client-facing Material,

Harm Reduction Zines: Methamphetazine, Methamphetazine, Wound Care

Service Provision | Stimulants | Depressants |

Harm Reduction Action...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Reducing Harms: Recognizing and Responding to Opioid Overdoses in Your Organization

Stigma | Opioids |

Canadian Mental Health...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

NARCAN® Nasal Spray efficacy for emergency treatment of opioid overdose

Service Provision | Opioids |

Ontario HIV Treatment...

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Better Harm Reduction with Heart

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Western Aboriginal Harm...

Research, Reports & Media,

Resurrection myth: A rude awakening for alleged ‘Lazarus parties’

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction | Opioids |

Michael Jackman, Detroit...

Research, Reports & Media,

Decriminalization: Options and Evidence [Policy Brief]

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Canadian Centre on...

Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Opioid Resource Hub

Service Provision | Opioids |

Provincial System Support...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Changing how we talk about substance use

Stigma |

Health Canada

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

The IDUIT Brief Guide for People who Use Drug

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

International Network of...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Peer engagement Principles and Best Practices: A guide for BC Health Authorities and other providers

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Peer Engagement and...

Research, Reports & Media,

Why All Bathrooms Should Be Gender-Neutral

Population-specific |

Jacob Tobia, published...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Respectful language and stigma regarding people who use substances

Stigma |

Toward the Heart,...

Research, Reports & Media,

Intranasal and Intramuscular Naloxone for Opioid Overdose in the Pre-Hospital Setting: A Review of Comparative Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Service Provision | Opioids |

Canadian Agency for...

Client-facing Material,

Harm Reduction Services for Indigenous People Who Use Drugs: Questions and Answers

Service Provision | Injection Drug Use |

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Guidelines on: Developing communication strategies for harm reduction

Stories & Data |

Middle East and...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Implementing Comprehensive HIV and HCV Programmes with People Who Inject Drugs: Practical Guidance for Collaborative Interventions

Working With People Who Use Drugs | Injection Drug Use |

United Nations Office...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Position Statement on Harm Reduction

Service Provision |

Winnipeg Regional Health...

Education & Training,

Chest compressions and rescue breathing when administering naloxone in opioid overdose

Service Provision | Opioids |

Ontario HIV Treatment...

Education & Training, Multimedia Formats,

Why The War on Drugs Is a Huge Failure

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Stop the Harm...

Client-facing Material, Education & Training,

Drugs and Love: Women and Harm Reduction

Population-specific |

COUNTERfit Harm Reduction...

Foundational Documents, Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Best Practice Recommendations for Canadian Harm Reduction Programs that Provide Service to People Who Use Drugs and are at Risk for HIV, HCV, and Other Harms: Part 2

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Working Group on...

Foundational Documents,

The Human Rights of and Demands from People who Use Drugs

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

International Network of...

Foundational Documents,

Consensus Statement on Drug Use Under Prohibition: Human rights, health, and the law

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

International Network of...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Sex workers who use drugs – Experiences, perspectives, needs and rights: ensuring a joint approach

Population-specific |

International Network of...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Step by step: Preparing for work with children and young people who inject drugs and Policy Document Template

Population-specific | Injection Drug Use |

Harm Reduction International,...

Foundational Documents, Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Good practice guide for employing people who use drugs

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

International HIV/AIDS Alliance,...

Foundational Documents, Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Peerology: A guide by and for people who use drugs on how to get involved

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Canadian AIDS Society...

Research, Reports & Media,

Toward a broader conceptualization of trans women’s sexual health

Population-specific |

Greta R. Bauer...

Research, Reports & Media,

Methamphetamine: An Update on Epidemiology, Pharmacology, Clinical Phenomenology, and Treatment Literature

Drugs | Stimulants |

Kelly E. Courtney...

Client-facing Material,

A guide to staying off crystal for a day or longer, including harm reduction strategies: Practical tips from gay and bisexual men

Drugs | Stimulants |

AIDS Committee of...

Foundational Documents, Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Best Practice Recommendations for Canadian Harm Reduction Programs that Provide Service to People Who Use Drugs and are at Risk for HIV, HCV, and Other Harms: Part 1

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Working Group on...

Client-facing Material, Organizations, Initiatives & Services,

Drug cocktails: facts about mixing medicine, booze and street drugs

Drugs | All Drugs |

Children's & Women's...

Education & Training,

Dear Lady in the Women’s Washroom

Population-specific |

Ivan Coyote, published...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Harm Reduction at Work: A guide for organizations employing people who use drugs

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Raffi Balian, Cheryl...

Research, Reports & Media,

After the War on Drugs: How Legal Regulation of Production and Trade Would Better Protect Children

Population-specific |

Steve Rolles in...

Research, Reports & Media,

Shifting Roles: Peer Harm Reduction Work at Regent Park Community Health Centre

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Regent Park Community...

Research, Reports & Media,

Effect of Drug Law Enforcement on Drug-Related Violence: Evidence from a Scientific Review

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Urban Health Research...

Foundational Documents, Research, Reports & Media,

After the War on Drugs: Blueprint for Regulation

Politics, History & Philosophy of Harm Reduction |

Stephen Rolles, Transform...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

“Nothing About Us Without Us”: Greater, Meaningful Involvement of People Who Use Illegal Drugs: A Public Health, Ethical, and Human Rights Imperative | International Edition

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal...

Guidelines, Handbooks & Toolkits,

Substance Use Policy Guide & Template for AIDS Service Organization

Working With People Who Use Drugs |

Ontario Organizational Development...

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