‘The evidence shows’

Noting the recent reporting of our John Geddes, doctors Kathleen Dooling and Michael Rachlis release an analysis of Vancouver’s Insite facility they recently compiled for the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

They conclude that “the evidence shows that this public health facility reduces harms of drug addiction while creating positive relationships between users and caregivers which result in more of them entering treatment and rehabilitation programs. Insite also helps to reduce the adverse impact of addiction on the immediate community in various ways, such as decreasing litter like used needles.”

Their full report is available here.

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