• Gay men, substance use and harm reduction: it’s time to act!

    Gay men, substance use and harm reduction: it’s time to act!

    Harm reduction and gay men’s HIV prevention could be considered two historic elements in our HIV response that have long stood separate from one another. Traditionally, HIV prevention with gay men focused on sexual risk, […]

     
  • 6 Tips Toward Harm Reduction

    6 Tips Toward Harm Reduction

    Here are six harm reduction tips that may be both helpful in practice and fairly easy to remember.  HALT Before you use, ask yourself if you’re Hungry, Angry, Lonely or Tired. Many psychologists and social […]

     
  • ACYR launches York Region’s new community-based harm reduction program

    ACYR launches York Region’s new community-based harm reduction program

    The AIDS Committee of York Region (ACYR) is thrilled to announce the launch of York Region’s first community-based harm reduction program. Starting today, ACYR will operate a satellite Needle Syringe Program (NSP) in partnership with […]

     
  • S.O.S on a Harm Reduction Practice

    S.O.S on a Harm Reduction Practice

    Overdose is very real and prevalent across Ontario. In this province alone, more than 1,200 people died from overdoses in 2017. Harm reduction practices such as Overdose Prevention Sites, Supervised Consumption Sites and the proper use of […]

     
  • What it will take to eliminate hepatitis C in Canada

    Canada is one of 194 countries that endorsed the World Health Organization’s Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis in 2016, committing to – among other things – the elimination of viral hepatitis as a […]