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What is #SafeSupply?

Image of overlapping circles on a blue background. Text: Safe Supply is Lifesaving Hydromorphone of 8 mg by capud.ca/safesupplyWhat does #SafeSupply mean to you?

Harm reduction inspiration from BC

Learn more about the perspective of Canadian Association of People who Use Drugs: Factsheet capud.ca/safesupply

B.C. has services that prescribe hydromorphone as a safer solution to the poisonous supply of street heroin. Vancouver will soon “beg in offering pharmaceutical-grade pills to opioid drug users in an attempt to prevent deaths…” And there will be a “new hydromorphone pilot project [which] …will dispense pills for drug users to take with them.”

– Source Andrea Wood //tgam.ca/2Q3I3Pb

Opioid Therapy Costs

$25K per year for injectable therapy per patient to visit a clinic to inject under supervision

$700 per year for two pills, three times a day for a year that can be taken home. //tgam.ca/2Q3I3Pb

What could users and orgs do with these savings?

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Waiting (for treatment) in Ontario

The Ontario government has changed the names  and increased the number of regulations for Safe Injection Sites. They have promised more wrap around services. Will they deliver #safesupplies, desired supports, housing, and promote a dignified community. It is time to ask the government to show up “For the people”.

Libraries live! Get a virtual library card during COVID

Libraries are closed. But the new virtual library card gives you access to electronic and audio books. Right now you…
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COVID-19 outbreak at CAMH (as of April 14)

When clients and staff at CAMH test positive for COVID-19 what happens? CAMH has been updating cases, staffing, policies and…
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Shelter COVID-19 at Shelters – 25 people on April 13

City of Toronto has 25 cases at 7 separate locations. According to the City staff, more than 1000 people have…
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Bulletin Update Happy Long Weekend April, 9 2020

Find the Bulletin at: //mailchi.mp/soundtimes.com/covid-19-april-bulletin-742553 the Bulletin COVID-19 Special Edition April 9, 2020 1. COVID-19 Long-Weekend Updates Hope you stay healthy, physically distant,…
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