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Drug checking is a harm reduction service that allows people to determine what is in their substances and potentially take action to reduce the risk of any associated harms.

In collaboration with community partners, free, anonymous drug-checking services are available in Vancouver and other communities across Vancouver Coastal Health.

How to access

  • Walk in

    Walk in during regular hours and speak with a staff member to access drug checking services.

Hours of operation

Currently open
  • Monday:   7:00 am to 10:30 pm
  • Tuesday:   7:00 am to 10:30 pm
  • Wednesday:   7:00 am to 10:30 pm
  • Thursday:   7:00 am to 10:30 pm
  • Friday:   7:00 am to 10:30 pm
  • Saturday:   7:00 am to 10:30 pm
  • Sunday:   7:00 am to 10:30 pm

We are open 24 hours Tuesday to Thursday of cheque week.

Molson Overdose Prevention Site (MOPS)

This site offers six booths where teams of trained staff and peers monitor people injecting opiates and stimulants.

Drug Checking

Drug checking is a harm reduction service that allows people to determine what is in their substances and potentially take action to reduce the risk of any associated harms.