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.
Learn how we helped save North America's first prescription heroin program with the aid of a courageous community who rallied around this life-saving service.
A heartfelt story from a mother whose son may have been alive today if clean heroin had been available as part of Heroin Assisted Therapy (HAT). Lindsey was using heroin at the age of 15. The family was told there was a six to nine month waiting list for help.
It's controversial but it works. Heroin is legal for treating addiction in Switzerland, Denmark, Germany and the UK. The evidence shows Heroin Assisted Treatment (HAT) works, and can also reduce crime and human suffering. "It benefits everybody."