AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI) is a community-based AIDS Service Organization (ASO). We provide education, support, and advocacy for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and other communicable diseases. Our service area includes the communities of Greater Victoria, Nanaimo, Courtenay/Comox, Campbell River and the Port Hardy area, as well as the Gulf Islands.
AHRN’s vision is of an Asia-Pacific region where the human rights of people who use drugs are fully respected, enabling complete access by people who use drugs to opportunities to realize their potential as human beings. It is the mission of AHRN to facilitate a process of collective actions to achieve the institution of the broadest range of harm reduction services meeting the scale of need and supported by national policy across Asia.
AQPSUD est un organisme provincial, qui selon la philosophie de réduction des méfaits et une optique d’empowerment, permet de regrouper des personnes utilisatrices de drogues qui aspirent à faire la promotion de la santé, la prévention des infections transmissibles sexuellement et par le sang et l’amélioration de leurs conditions de vie.
Black Poppy is a non profit making, user run organisation that creates and produces the health and lifestyle magazine, Black Poppy - by and for people who use drugs. Our e-zine covers all the best bits from our magazine - articles on overdose prevention, dependence and drug treatment, health and harm reduction issues, safer injecting and using information, articles on all the interesting psychoactives; depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, (organic and synthetic) and legal highs.
The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) is the national voice of people living with HIV/AIDS in Canada. Representing more than 120 community-based AIDS organizations across the country, we strengthen the response to HIV/AIDS in Canada and enrich the lives of people and communities living with HIV/AIDS.
A national organization directed by people living with HIV/AIDS, which promotes informed public policy and public education, and awareness on issues that impact on access to treatment and health care for people living with HIV/AIDS. Treatment is a broad concept which includes traditional as well as complementary and alternative medicine.
CATIE's up-to-date, comprehensive and bilingual Hepatitis C website includes more than 100 print materials for download and over 200 pages of information presented both as plain-and-simple language for everyone and as in-depth information for service providers and healthcare professionals in Canada.
The Central Alberta AIDS Network Society (CAANS) is the local charity responsible for all of the HIV prevention and support in the former David Thompson Health Region. Our mission is to foster healthy responses to HIV and related issues, through support, education and research.
The war on drugs creates massive costs, resulting from the enforcement-led approach that puts organised crime in control of the trade. It is time to count these costs and explore the alternatives, using the best evidence available, to deliver a safer, healthier and more just world. This site identifies seen key areas of excessive, destructive drug war costs.
This is a protest and education site by drug policy researcher and educator Dr.Susan Boyd in partnership with Beyond Prohibition Coalition, a Vancouver- based group that promotes community health, safety and drug policy reform.
The Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) is a regional network with a mission to promote humane, evidence-based harm reduction approaches to drug use, with the aim of improving health and protecting human rights at the individual, community, and societal level.
The Heffter Research Institute promotes research of the highest scientific quality with psychedelic substances in order to contribute to a greater understanding of the mind, leading to the improvement of the human condition, and the alleviation of suffering.
The founder of HCCAP has chronic hepatitis C; he established the organization as a way of helping others facing the challenges of living with hepatitis C. The mission and goals of the Hepatitis C Caring Ambassador Program are to:
- Identify the best possible treatment options for chronic hepatitis C
- Educate people about their treatments options
- Motivate all those involved with hepatitis C to work together
- Help people living with hepatitis C to improve the quality of their lives
- Provide significant insights toward identifying cures for hepatitis C
The IVDU: Inner Voice Of Drug Users is an organization consisting of people who are drug users that promotes the health, well being, dignity of individuals and communities impacted by drug use. This is our Blog.
The mission of the ICSDP is to improve community health and safety by conducting research and public education on best practices in drug policy while working collaboratively with communities, policy makers, law enforcement and other stakeholders to help guide effective and evidence-based policy responses to the many problems posed by illicit drugs.
INPUD is a global network that seeks to represent people who use drugs in international agencies such as the United Nations and with those undertaking international development work. We believe that people who use drugs should be meaningfully represented in decision-making processes that affect our lives.
Korsang is a peer-based organisation developed in light of the HIV pandemic in Cambodia and the reality of limited services to those at the greatest risk for HIV and other drug related risks. Korsang is dedicated to delivering quality risk-reduction education, case management and health related services to injection drug users, sex workers and incarcerated persons.
L'Injecteur est un journal PAR et POUR les personnes UDII (Utilisatrices de Drogues par Injection et Inhalation). L'information présentée sur ce site ne cherche pas à influencer quiconque. Ce site est un outil offert aux personnes UDII, les professionnelles de la santé et des services sociaux, aux proches des personnes UDII et à toutes personnes susceptibles de mieux connaître le milieu de la consommation.
m.o.r.p.h. is a voluntary group started and run by ex and on-going drug users. m.o.r.p.h. members are committed to finding ways of improving the treatment available for people whose lives are adversely affected by drugs and alcohol in some way.
The NSHepLink research team came together in 2001 with the goal of building capacity for Hepatitis C research in Nova Scotia, capitalising on a wealth of expertise and on our unique ability to access administrative, public health, and clinical data.
Pillreports is a global database of "Ecstasy" pills based on both subjective user reports and scientific analysis. By identifying dangerous adulterants, Pillreports performs a vital harm reduction service that can prevent many of the problems associated with "Ecstasy" use before they happen. Prevention is always better than cure, as you cannot cure death
The United Kingdom Harm Reduction Alliance UKHRA is a campaigning coalition of drug users, health and social care workers, criminal justice workers and educationalists that aims to put public health and human rights at the centre of drug treatment and service provision for drug users.
The Vancouver Island Compassion Society is a non-profit group dedicated to supplying affordable, medical-grade cannabis to patients throughout Victoria and Vancouver Island and to promote research into the use of medicinal marijuana, THC, and other cannabinoids.