Science- not ideology.

SCS Works.

"Supervising a person who is using drugs is more than just an observation.  It is an opportunity for intervention, education, and building a therapeutic relationship."  

-Dr. Trevor Corneil, Chief Medical Officer of Health, BC

What is a Supervised Consumption Service?

  • safe, clean space for people to use pre-obtained drugs 

  • supervised by health professionals who provide education and overdose prevention

  • access to safe, sterile equipment and supplies, and  disposal for used equipment

  • access to wrap-around services such as detox, treatment, primary healthcare, housing, and income support

How does SCS affect communities and individuals?

Decades of research from around the globe shows consistent results...

SCS saves lives                                       SCS reduces crime and public disorder

 

 

SCS saves tax dollars                               SCS helps people access treatment

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"The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it." 

                                                  -Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

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