Ontario will keep funding supervised drug consumption sites, but they’ll be rebranded to help users receive treatment and get rehabilitated, Health Minister Christine Elliott said Monday morning.
Some communities across Canada are applying for a supervised consumption site or an overdose prevention site in light of the opioid and fentanyl crisis. But it turns out, there is quite a difference between them.
The BC Centre for Substance Use has published a new set of guidelines for opening and running a supervised injection site as the death toll continues to climb in the ongoing overdose crisis. CBC | Health News
Liberal government legislation that includes measures to remove 26 strict requirements for new supervised injection sites has received royal assent to become law. CBC | Health News
The federal health minister will accept some changes to her key piece of legislation to deal with the ongoing opioid crisis. CBC | Health News
Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott has approved three new supervised injection sites in Montreal to be operated by the city’s Integrated University Health and Social Services Centre. CBC | Health News