This report is the result of a mandate from the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS) [Québec’s ministry of health and social services] to produce a knowledge synthesis focused on nine courses of action which pertain to “illicit” psychoactive substances and which have not been implemented, or have been implemented only on a limited scale or as a pilot project in Québec.
The nine courses of action are:
- Education programs for overdose prevention and management with naloxone;
- Supervised consumption services;
- Prison syringe exchange programs;
- Low-threshold housing programs; ...