The Pivot Blog

Federal Government Green Lights Expansion of Opioid Treatment
Recent preliminary data from the Metro Vancouver homeless count shows an alarming increase in homelessness throughout the province.
Harm reduction saves lives. Pivot Legal is pushing for changes to Bill C-37 that would allow organizations to open supervised injection sites more easily. The move in needed in light of the overdose epidemic currently gripping British Columbia
Heroin Assisted Therapy has been proven effective for drug users who don't respond to other forms of treatment. Despite rigorous research pointing to the benefits, Providence Crosstown Clinic remains the only place in North America where this life-saving intervention is accessible.
Imagining a new future for drug policy in Canada
A drug policy that criminalizes drug use is costing lives across BC. December was the deadliest month in a decade when it came to overdose deaths. Medical experts and former politicians say decriminalization is the answer.
Heated debate at Vancouver Park Board could have left the homeless in the freezing cold
Yesterday marked a historic day for Canadian drug policy.