Evidence trumps ideology over public health benefits of Insite
Evidence trumps ideology over public health benefits of Insite A large body of evidence demonstrates that Insite and similar programs are effective in reducing harms associated with drug use, say […]
Jul 25, 2013
First-of-its-kind study shows supervised injection facilities can help people quit drugs
A study led by researchers at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) at St. Paul’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia has found that supervised injection facilities such as Vancouver’s Insite connect clients with addiction treatment, which in turn resulted in greater likelihood of stopping injection drug use for at least six months.
Sep 13, 2010