Programming Connection

Integrated harm reduction programs 

Evidence briefs

Supervised Inhalation Site at ARCHES – Supervised inhalation services delivered as part of a larger supervised consumption site

Program models

Program element

An STBBI testing program that integrates a registered nurse within a harm reduction supply distribution room.

Case study

The harm reduction dispensing units are machines that distribute safer drug use supplies.

Program element

Hepatitis C testing and treatment services integrated with supervised injection and consumption services, harm reduction supply distribution and other drug-user health services.

Case study

A supervised consumption service where people can use drugs in a hygienic environment under the supervision of trained staff.

Case study

The overdose prevention site at St. Paul’s Hospital offers a safer place to use drugs in the West End of Vancouver.