Supervised Injection FacilityNov 19th, 2008 | By Dr. Jeffrey Huttman Ph.D.
There is a facility in Vancouver, Canada where drug users can go and inject their own drugs under the supervision of clinical staff. Users have access to clean injection equipment such as spoons, tourniquets and water. These materials are provided in hopes of reducing the spread of infectious diseases. In addition to the injection service, there are nurses and counselors on-site to provide a variety of health care services to