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  • Supervised Consumption Service

  • Overdose Prevention Sites

  • Drug Checking

  • Harm Reduction & Needle Exchange

  • Neighbourhood Needle Recovery Program

  • Primary Care Clinics

  • Youth Day Treatment Program

Keeping individuals and communities safe and healthy by preventing infections, illness and injury related to drug use and sexual practices

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) harm reduction services are a part of a comprehensive public health and addictions program that includes both prevention and treatment. Harm reduction services provide supplies for safer drug injection (needles), safer smoking (mouthpieces, push sticks) and safer sex (condoms).

More about harm reduction

Decriminalization of controlled substances for personal use

What is Public Health?

Overdose prevention & response

Overdose surveillance

Information about opioids

Benzodiazepines (Benzos)

Insite user statistics