Study to determine feasibility of supervised injection services in Thunder Bay
February 05, 2016 | Nation Talk

In March 2016, the Ontario HIV Treatment Network, with support from the Thunder Bay Drug Strategy, will begin assessing the feasibility of supervised injection services in Thunder Bay. Supervised injection services are health programs where people inject drugs under safe conditions and can gain acce...

Thunder Bay to look at feasibility of supervised safe injection site
February 04, 2016 | TB News Watch

In 2013, 29 people in Thunder Bay died because of drug and alcohol abuse. With high levels of addiction in the city, it only makes sense to look at the feasibility of a local supervised safe injection site, said officials behind the launch of a study that will look into the possibility of bringing s...

Ontario HIV Treatment Network and Thunder Bay Drug Strategy assessing the feasibility of supervised injection services in Thunder Bay
February 04, 2016 | Thunder Bay Live

Supervised injection services can have positive impacts on communities where they are located, including: – Reducing the risk of HIV transmission and overdose deaths– Increasing the use of addiction treatment services– Reducing the extent of injection drug use in public places, and...

Fentanyl crisis: Easier access to Suboxone urgently needed, experts say
January 29, 2016 | CBC News

“We’re losing the battle” mom says after ten-fold increase in BC fentanyl deaths Deb Bailey’s daughter”Izzy” could order heroin likepizzabut struggled to getSuboxone, an opiate-blocker often prescribed with restrictions – restrictions that may haveplayed ake...

CBC: News mention of Dr. Seonaid Nolan, the BC-CfE, and the ‘Together, we can do this’ report
January 28, 2016 | CBC News

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