Safer supply implementation successes, challenges and outcomes: findings from four Ontario Programs

Drawing from a community based, qualitative study of four safer supply programs in Ontario, Canada, this presentation focused on program implementation designs, and implementation successes, challenges and perceived outcomes from the perspective of people enrolled in the programs, physicians and nurses who prescribe safer supply, dispensing pharmacists, and the nurses, counsellors, navigators who support the programs.

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About Our Speaker

Carol Strike is a Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. Her research program aims to improve health services for people who use drugs. Recently, she led teams that created the Best Practice Recommendations for Canadian Programs that provide harm reduction supplies to people who use drugs and are at risk of HIV, HCV and other Harms 2021 and resources related to remote supervision of drug consumption including Youtube videos and comic books.