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Client Education

CATIE (Canadian AIDS Treatment and Education Exchange) has a number of free resources available for clients. Materials are written in plain language and are easy to understand. 

Professional Development


  • Guide to Harm Reduction: Interior Health developed manual includes information and tools to integrate harm reduction principals into practice; maximize distribution of harm reduction supplies and provide harm reduction education.
  • Harm Reduction 101: Understanding harm reduction principles and practice
  • Safe Sharps Disposal Toolkit
  • Trauma Informed Practice Guide: Developed to support the translation of trauma-informed principles into practice. Includes strategies to guide the work of practitioners assisting clients with mental health and substance use (MHSU) concerns in British Columbia.
  • Trauma Informed Practice and the Opioid Crisis: This resource builds on the Trauma-Informed Practice Guide – focusing on the opioid crisis in Canada.
  • BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) Online Addiction Medicine Diploma: Free online certificate course for health care professionals interested in learning more about providing care to patients with alcohol, tobacco, and opioid substance use disorders. The course is open for anyone wishing to improve their knowledge of substance use and addiction.



Harm Reduction News: a quarterly newsletter that highlights new information, resources and emerging programs and services in harm reduction.


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