Drug Checking as a Harm Reduction Intervention

Description

Drug checking refers to a service where individuals are able to anonymously submit samples of street drugs to have them analyzed to determine their chemical constituents. This report of drug checking as a harm reduction intervention includes an evidence review of the different kinds of technologies that can be used for drug checking. (35 pp)

Authored By
BC Centre on Substance Use
Focus area
Prevention
Case Management
Target audience
Frontline staff
Managerial staff
Type of Asset
Guide