Safe injection site in Kingston, ON
A safe injection site is beneficial to those who use drugs and those who do not. Everyone has a right to safety. A safe injection site will help with harm reduction and reduce drug paraphernalia in public spaces.
- Services help prevent people from transmitting infectious diseases.
- Provides the opportunity to form relationships and encourage marginalized people to access health care services, including primary care and addiction treatment.
- Brings stability to the community by improving public order and reducing the number of injections taking place on the street.
- Services help stabilize people's health.
(Vancouver Coastal Health, 2017)
This petition is to raise awareness of, and demonstrate support for a safe injection site in Kingston.