A panel discussion (in French, with English oral translation) focusing on safer supply programs and initiatives in Quebec. The discussion covers the successes, challenges, and barriers of safer supply programs and initiatives in Quebec. Panelists include prescribers, people who use drugs, harm reduction workers, and activists.
Our Moderator and Panelists:
- Alexandra Holtom, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, National Safer Supply Community of Practice, CAPUD - moderator
- Dr. Marie-Ève Goyer, Physician and Scientific Director, Équipe de soutien clinique et organisationnel en dépendance et itinérance - panelist
- Marie-Christine Grégoire, Social Worker and Coordinator, Services bas seuil Relais - panelist
- Jérôme Benedetti, External consultant, Équipe de soutien clinique et organisationnel en dépendance et itinérance - panelist
- Isabelle Fortier, Quebec Representative, Moms Stop the Harm - panelist
- Simon Vermette, Harm Reduction Worker, La Coopérative de solidarité SABSA and L’Interzone - panelist
- Vincent de Maisonneuve, Project Lead, Association Québécoise pour la promotion de la santé des personnes utilisatrices de drogues (AQPSUD) - panelist
The panel discussion covers some of the following questions:
- What is the unregulated drug supply like in Quebec?
- How does safer supply work in Quebec?
- What successes have safer supply programs and initiatives had in Quebec?
- What challenges and barriers exist for expanding safer supply programs in Quebec?
- How can more people who use drugs be meaningfully involved in safer supply programs in Quebec?
- How can we expand safer supply programs in Quebec?
A moderated Q & A session follows the discussion.
These are the resources mentioned during the webinar that are available in English. More resources are listed on the French webinar page.