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I Walk because Harm Reduction Saves Lives

August 31, 2020

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 do not only face higher risk of HIV infection, but also are impacted by an epidemic of opioid-related overdose. 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 centred Harm Reduction programs to people who use drugs and the people who love them every day, through distributing safe and sterile one-use gear, retrieving and safely disposing of used syringes, community outreach, education, and supportive services, and distribution of life-saving Naloxone, a medication that can reverse an opioid-overdose.

The AIDS Network relies on the support of our friends and allies in the communities we serve to deliver some of 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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