Lower the risk and lessen the harm
Accepts the fact that non-medical substance use is a reality around the world.
Respects the basic human dignity and rights of all people who use drugs.
Prioritizes decreasing the negative consequences of drug use to the user and others.
Avoids a one-size-fits-all approach and recognizes the importance of a variety of different types of interventions.
Meets the person where they are and focuses on incremental gains that can build over time.
Values the important experience of people with lived and living experience of drug use and includes their perspective in a meaningful way.
6189 6th Avenue - Cook Street window
Weekdays from 8:30am to 5:30pm (closed statutory holidays)
6189 6th Avenue - 5th Avenue entrance
Everyday from 10:30am to 9:30pm (closed statutory holidays)
Blood Ties’ Drug User Group or also known as the 'Breakfast Club', meets weekly to discuss various topics including drug use. A peer leader and a staff support person co-facilitate the group.
Conversations are on subjects like safe injecting practices, accessing safe drugs, overdose prevention, grief support, advocacy & empowerment, and access to services.
Anyone who is at any stage of the drug use journey is welcome! Come find support by being with people who understand.
The group meets Tuesday Mornings from 10:30am-11:30am. There is a small stipend for participation and attendance.