Resources for People Who Use Substances

Posted May 27, 2020

Information for People Who Use Substances
BC Centre for Disease Control
http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/priority-populations/people-who-use-substances

Information for People Who Use Alcohol or Other Drugs and are at Risk of Withdrawal, Overdose, and Other Harms
British Columbia Centre on Substance Use
https://www.bccsu.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Backgrounder-Information-for-PWUD-v2.pdf

Canada’s Low Risk Drinking Guidelines
https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/factsheet/drinking-guidelines-supporting-health-and-life
*brochure: https://www.camh.ca/-/media/files/canadas-low-risk-guidelines-pdf.pdf

Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines
https://www.camh.ca/-/media/files/pdfs—reports-and-books—research/canadas-lower-risk-guidelines-cannabis-pdf.pdf

The Blunt Truth: useful tips about safer ways to use cannabis
Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines (LRCUG) for Youth
https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/guides-and-publications/lrcug-for-youth

COVID-19: Harm Reduction and Overdose Response
BC Centre for Disease Control, 2020
http://www.bccdc.ca/Health-Info-Site/Documents/COVID19-harm-reduction.pdf

Alcohol and COVID-19: what you need to know
World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, 2020
http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/437608/Alcohol-and-COVID-19-what-you-need-to-know.pdf

COVID-19 Guidance for People Who Use Drugs and Harm Reduction Programs
Harm Reduction Coalition, 2020
https://harmreduction.org/miscellaneous/covid-19-guidance-for-people-who-use-drugs-and-harm-reduction-programs/

Coping with Stress, Anxiety, and Substance Use During COVID-19 (one tip sheet for the public, one for healthcare workers)
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction and the Mental Health Commission of Canada
https://www.ccsa.ca/canadian-centre-substance-use-and-addiction-and-mental-health-commission-canada-highlight-healthy

COVID-19 and Cannabis Smoking and Vaping: Four Things You Should Know
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
https://www.ccsa.ca/sites/default/files/2020-04/CCSA-COVID-19-Cannabis-Smoking-and-Vaping-Report-2020-en_1.pdf

Fact Sheet: Harm reduction during COVID-19
Thunderbird Partnership Foundation, 2020
https://thunderbirdpf.org/fact-sheet-harm-reduction-during-covid-19/

Fact Sheet: Managing Safe Alcohol Use During COVID-19
Thunderbird Partnership Foundation, 2020
https://thunderbirdpf.org/wp-content/plugins/pdfjs-viewer-shortcode/pdfjs/web/viewer.html?file=https%3A//thunderbirdpf.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Fact-Sheet_COVID19-Alcohol.pdf&download=true&print=true&openfile=false

 

Posted April 30, 2020

Safer drinking tips during COVID-19
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research and Eastside Illicit Drinkers Group for Education (EIDGE), 2020
https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/safer-drinking-covid-march-30.pdf


COVID-19 Stimulant Use and Harm Reduction
Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, 2020
https://www.drugpolicy.ca/covid-19-stimulant-use-and-harm-reduction/


Safer Drug Use During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Harm Reduction Coalition, 2020
https://harmreduction.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/COVID19-safer-drug-use-1.pdf


Online Resources for Substance use Disorders during COVID-19
Thunderbird Partnership Foundation, 2020
https://thunderbirdpf.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Fact-Sheet_COVID19-Online-Resources.pdf

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