Tag Archive for: Harm Reduction

A letter to the editor of the Victoria News about the upcoming street death events. Read more

Island Health has just announced the addition of 32 units for those recovering from mental health and substance abuse issues. Read more

Comment in today’s Times Colonist from UVIC’s Bernie Paulie. Read more

Our Place Society is expanding their hours for the winter months. Read more

UVic and PEERS reps participated in the House of Commons Justice Committee meetings last week on Bill C36 Read more

The idea of developing a safe injection site similar to Vancouver’s InSite is gaining traction in the Victoria area says Mayor Fortin. Read more

A look at the work Victoria Police do with at-risk youth in our community and the results they can get. Read more

Sad to hear our partner VARCS is closing. Read more

CARBC’s report on the harm reduction program in Thunder Bay says that provided wine to homeless alcoholics saves lives and tax dollars. Read more

In Crisis?:

If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.

Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.

For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca