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Integrating Best Practices of Harm Reduction

A presentation by Olivia Mancini on Integrating Best Practices of Harm Reduction to maximize the health and safety of People Who Use Drugs and frontline workers. Olivia…

Harm Reduction Is Not Just A Hashtag: Hamilton dialogue report

Getting to Tomorrow Hamilton Brought together by witnessing firsthand the consequences of failed drug policies, 47 members of the Hamilton harm reduction community gathered to talk, share,…

Local harm reduction and drug policy organizations seek solutions to Hamilton’s overdose crisis at first-ever public health dialogue on drug toxicity deaths and policy change

“We urgently need Hamiltonians to understand that people who use drugs are part of our community, and we deserve to be part of creating a city where our lives matter.”

A War on Drugs or a War on People?

Why is a safe supply of drugs that keeps people alive and safe, determined by the morals and perspectives of the public?

Just a Part of Me

Addiction is only a part of me. So take the time to listen, and you may learn a thing or two about who I really am.

Don’t make me a project for I, like you, am a person

I ask that you walk beside me so that we can learn from each other.

The minute I was labelled…I became a case file

I used drugs to find purpose and freedom. Today, I find freedom in love and purpose in sacrifice and service.

When people stop their judgement, then they’ll see the truth

Stigma and judgement have real and harmful consequences. Change starts with us, and how we see and treat others

Service restrictions related to substance use cause further trauma and harm to people who use drugs

People who use drugs have woken up from an overdose to find out that they no longer have a bed to sleep in for the night because they were service restricted for overdosing in the shelter.

Media Coverage

Media Coverage

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Changing the narrative on substance use

News & Updates

News & Updates

Hamilton shelter workers create group to save young people from opioid addiction Social Sharing (CBC)

A meth pipe being heated

Drug pandemic fuelled by bad policies (Hamilton Spectator)

Outreach kit from Keeping Six

Advocates say safe drug supply needed to combat spike in opioid overdose deaths in Canada (Global News)

Harm reduction kit on table

Calls for second supervised drug site in Hamilton amid overdose crisis (Hamilton Spectator)

Harm reduction equipment assembled on a table

Beat opioid crisis with safe drugs and places to use them, says forum (CBC)

Man standing with his hands crossed

Man survived COVID-19 outbreak at Hamilton shelter, but not opioid crisis (Hamilton Spectator)

Woman standing in front of a wooden door

Opioid hotline goes 24-7 amid Hamilton overdose crisis (Hamilton Spectator)

man on a smartphone

Opioid crisis: Life and death on Hamilton's streets (Hamilton Spectator)

Man crushing drugs in his hands

Hamilton's opioid deaths during pandemic among worst in Ontario, report says (CBC)

Female nurse using a tablet

Canadian Drug Users Need Us Doctors to Step Up With Safe Supply (Filter Magazine)