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Overdose Prevention Site at St. Paul’s Hospital (OPS, SPH)

Overdose Prevention Site at St. Paul's Hospital (Photo credit: catie.ca)
Overdose Prevention Site at St. Paul's Hospital (Photo credit: catie.ca)

The overdose prevention site (OPS) at St. Paul’s Hospital (operated by Providence Health Care) offers a non-judgmental and safer place to use drugs in the West End of Vancouver. In addition to overdose management and monitoring, the OPS offers a variety of harm reduction services (e.g., sterile injection supplies, safe disposal of needles, drug testing). The OPS is located on the grounds of St. Paul’s Hospital and serves hospital inpatients as well as members of the West End community.

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