I Walk because Harm Reduction Saves Lives

August 25, 2021

People who use drugs deserve to be treated with dignity, respect, and humanity, and Harm Reduction programs are a proven way to reduce risk and promote wellness.

People who use drugs  not only face a higher risk of HIV infection, but are also impacted by an epidemic of opioid-related overdoses. Every day, more than 10 people in Canada die due to overdose. This epidemic is a public health crisis that causes more preventable deaths and affects more people in Canada than any other in our history. The AIDS Network provides evidence-based, client-centered Harm Reduction programs to people who use drugs and those who love them  through distributing safe and sterile one-use gear, retrieving and safely disposing of used syringes, community outreach, education, supportive services, as well as distributing life-saving Naloxone, a medication that can help reverse the impacts of an opioid-overdose. The AIDS Network is always striving to do more to address this crisis, and are currently in the process of applying to open a Consumption and Treatment Services site in Hamilton

The AIDS Network relies on the support of our friends and allies within the communities that we serve to deliver our most crucial programs and services. Show your support today and help us to continue our mission to respond to the impact of HIV. We imagine a world without new infection and long, healthy lives for people living with, affected by, and vulnerable to HIV.

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140 King St E

Suite 101

Hamilton, Ontario

L8N 1B2

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