Expertise of people who use drugs must be central to design of safe supply

(First published in Policy Options. Photo credit: Matt Bonn)

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By Matt Bonn, Sheila Wildeman, and Matthew Herder.

The COVID-19 pandemic has painfully illustrated what people who use drugs have long known: that the current overdose crisis is more of a “drug poisoning crisis,” and that until a regulated supply of opioids, stimulants, and other substances becomes available, people who use drugs will continue to face extraordinary risk – and many will die. [Continue reading]

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