Drug checking: Engaged research on implementations in response to overdose

Funding body: Vancouver Foundation

Background: To engage people who use drugs in research to inform how drug checking services can be implemented and integrated into harm reduction responses to effectively respond to risks of the illicit substances and overdose.

Activities for 2018/19 included:

  • Project initiation and community engagement.
  • Qualitative interviews with people who could use drug checking services to investigate feasibility and implementation considerations