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This paper presents a case study of a group of women about whom we know little about and hear even less from: women who inject drugs in relatively affluent suburbs.

Case study | 2023
About PWUD, Sex/Gender , Injecting drugs, Stigma
Slide deck | 2023
Wrap-around services, About prescribers, Injecting drugs

The Emerging Drugs Network of Australia – Victoria (EDNAV) project is a newly established toxicosurveillance network that collates clinical and toxicological data from patients presenting to emerge

Original research | 2023
Hospitals, Drug checking

We assess whether a brief online buprenorphine training program (Buprenorphine Understanding in the Pharmacy Environment) improves community pharmacists' outcomes, including willingness to dispense

Original research | 2023
About pharmacists, Hesitancy of prescribers , Substitution/OAT

What trends in crime and disorder were associated with the opening of 2 overdose prevention centers (OPCs) in New York City (NYC) in November 2021?

Original research | 2023
SCS/OPS, Crime, Evidence base, Harm reduction

As the crisis of houselessness continues to impact major urban areas, a wave of punitive policies has been enacted to remove visible unhoused people from public spaces.

Original research | 2023
Housing, Poverty, About PWUD, Policy/Regulatory
Cours de formation | 2023
le lieu de travail, la réduction des méfaits
Training | 2023
Workplace, Harm reduction

This study aimed to co-produce and assess the acceptability and feasibility of a behavioural intervention to prevent skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI).

Original research | 2023
Injecting drugs, About PWUD, Harm reduction

The concept of recovery capital refers to the sum of resources that a person has available to initiate and continue a recovery process.

Original research | 2023
About PWUD, Transitions in care/treatment, Barriers and enablers, Poverty

This study aimed to understand the perspectives of PWUD and community naloxone distributors on overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) program design.

Original research | 2023
Harm reduction, Overdose, About PWUD, Wrap-around services

This qualitative study explored the role of peer support in providing substance use services to youth (ages 12–24) in British Columbia and how best to support them in their role.

Original research | 2023
Youth, About PWUD, Peer/PWLLE program involvement, Workplace

The purpose of this guidance is to provide policy recommendations for territorial, provincial and federal takehome naloxone (THN) programs, using evidence from scientific and grey literature and co

Guidelines | 2023
Policy/Regulatory, Harm reduction, Clinical guidance, Overdose

Wearable technologies have potential for remote overdose detection or response but their acceptability among people who use opioids (PWUO) is not well understood.

Original research | 2023
About PWUD, Digital health

With opioid use and overdose rates continuing to plague minority communities in the U.S., we explored whether a geographic community's racial composition and social class affect how opioid use in t

Original research | 2023
Stigma, Equity, Poverty, About PWUD, Policy/Regulatory

This study aimed to characterize people who inject drugs' (PWID) injection practices, the perceived risk and benefits of those practices, and the immediate injection drug use risk environment among

Original research | 2023
Hospitals, Harm reduction, Injecting drugs, About PWUD

This study provides an overview of the planning and implementation of Safer Supply programs in Ottawa, Canada.

Case study | 2023
Safer supply, Wrap-around services, Evidence base

The purpose of this mixed studies systematic review is to describe the state of science on the maternal outcomes and experiences after child custody loss among mothers who use drugs.

Lit review | 2023
Parents/caregivers, Legal system/law enforcement, About PWUD

This study assessed the relationship between median fentanyl concentration in expected opioid drug checking samples and the death rate due to illicit drug toxicity over time in Vancouver, Canada.

Original research | 2023
Drug checking, Mortality, Illegal drugs

Recently declared an emerging health threat in the U.S., the prevalence of xylazine in overdose deaths increased 5.5-fold between 2019 and 2021.

Original research | 2023
Illegal drugs, Harm reduction

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