Researchers confirm the lifesaving power of a safe supply of drugs
“It will come as no surprise to harm reductionists that opioid-dependent people with access to a regulated substance were found to be more likely to avoid overdose – and also to live less chaotic lives.”
An academic study has examined the PHS hydromorphone TiOAT program based at Molson Overdose Prevention Site.
Participants talk about finding freedom from having to ‘hustle’ to find drugs, being safer from violence than using on the streets, and having no overdose worries.
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