The Drug Hub

The biopsychosocial model of health
TMMarch 28, 2024

Getting Out Alive: Surviving Homelessness as a Youth

Finding the Grey: Tales from treatment from two harm reductionists
Chance Brown, Matthew BonnMarch 27, 2024

Finding the Grey: Tales from treatment from two harm reductionists

Buying Time
T.C.March 20, 2024

Buying Time

Quote reading "Psychosis is not a one-size-fits-all experience: it occurs on a spectrum and is nuanced and subjective."
Lauren Cameron, Danielle EnglishFebruary 20, 2024

Experiencing Psychosis: An Article Written by Two Hysterical Women

A stylized photo showing the title of this post: Criminalization of illicit substances – A structure to maintain inequality
Mick SandyJanuary 8, 2024

Criminalization of illicit substances: A structure to maintain inequality

The Museum of Past Lives Lived
Samantha PerryDecember 8, 2023

The Museum of Past Lives Lived

Home-made protest signs on a table that read 'no more deaths'.
Phoenix Beck McGreevyMarch 31, 2023

Risk Mitigation Guidance is not safe supply – It’s an expanded form of Opioid Agonist Therapy

A close-up of a small, clear, plastic bag containing fentanyl in someone's hand.
Andrzej CelinskiMarch 1, 2023

Contact High

Close up of medical patient's hand.
R.B. KewelMarch 8, 2022

Heroin, Crohn’s, and My Story

Firefighters Suffering Silently.
Andrzej Celinski, Matt MJanuary 18, 2022

Firefighters Suffering Silently

Jes kneeling down petting her dog, Loki.
Jes BesharahNovember 29, 2021

Stigma is Killing Us

Broken clock.
Alex McVeanNovember 8, 2021

Wasted Time

Peaceful protesters.
Cesar RamirezNovember 1, 2021

Evaluating the Vancouver Model of Decriminalization

Graffiti quote 'Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood'. - Orwell.
Alex McVeanAugust 23, 2021

Why Using Discriminatory Language to Say Only “Addicts” Can Help Themselves is Dangerous

Sunset on the beach.
Alex HoltomAugust 16, 2021

“You’ve Done Your Time in the Trenches”

Lakeside sunrise.
David BergmarkAugust 9, 2021

Loves Learning…

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IvyAugust 4, 2021

On the Intersection of Transness, Substance Use, and a Broken Healthcare System

A thermometer sits on a clipboard among other medical supplies.
Scott ElliotJuly 28, 2021

36.4 degrees Celsius

A close-up of a man's face shown wearing a mask that says "Dead people can't recover". ”
Corey RangerJuly 20, 2021

Enduring Prolonged Grief

A hand is pictured holding a handful of pills.
Doug JohnsonJuly 5, 2021

Even just by listening, harm reduction workers can improve mental health among people who use drugs

An office is pictured with a 'Smoking Room' sign on the door.
Nicole Gehring, Kelsey Speed, Dr. Elaine HyshkaJune 20, 2021

To what extent do supervised consumption services allow oral, intranasal, and inhaled drug use?

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Natalie KaminskiMay 31, 2021

Dirty little secrets

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benniMay 25, 2021

i cannot hold the ocean in my hands, though i’ve tried

A person prepares to use a Fentanyl patch.
Matthew BonnMay 18, 2021

A Safe Place to Use

A city view of high-rise buildings.
Dr. Alex CollinsMay 6, 2021

Harm Reduction in shelters is a no brainer and will save and change lives

Dr. Carl Hart standing at a podium.
Stephanie ArltApril 20, 2021

Drug Use for Grown Ups: A Conversation between Stephanie and Dr. Carl Hart’s Latest Book

A word cloud, emphasizing the words "comforting" and "warm". ”
Daniel WilsonApril 13, 2021

The power of peers in the establishment of supervised injection sites

A paper sign that says resistance is fertile on a telephone pole.
Alex Holtom, Kira London-Nadeau, Assaf AzerradApril 7, 2021

Bill C-22 Maintains a Deadly Status Quo: A Montréal Perspective

Protestors lay outside of the Alberta Legislature Building.
Corey RangerMarch 31, 2021

Bad Data Lingers: Happy Birthday to the Alberta SCS Report

A group of 4 people stand together, smiling.
Mark HarmsworthMarch 3, 2021

Sex, Drugs, and Harm Reduction: We all know it happens, let’s make it safe as possible for everyone who uses drugs.

Four bottles of Methadone placed on a table.
Dr. David Frank, Matthew BonnMarch 3, 2021

How an Alliance between the US and Canada could Empower People on Methadone Maintenance Treatment

A close-up of a spoon and two filled, uncapped syringes placed on a table.
Holly RichardsMarch 3, 2021

Hepatitis C infection secondary to illicit drug use for prisoners within the correctional system.

A urine drug testing kit, placed on a tabletop.
Emilie ComeauFebruary 3, 2021

Urinary drug screens: what are they used for and where is the evidence?

Six bottles of prescription Methadone are placed together on a tabletop.
Andrzej CelinskiFebruary 3, 2021

Methadone Prescriptions and Holidays

Graffiti covering the front of a building, including a graffiti banner that says "For the loved ones we have lost". ”
Alex HoltomFebruary 3, 2021

I was a Frontline Shelter Worker During the Ongoing Overdose Crisis. It’s Been Over Two Years and I Still Haven’t Recovered.

A harm reduction room.
Alexe Morgan, Shane PopeFebruary 3, 2021

Assessing Newfoundland for an Evidence-Based Lifesaving Service