"Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless
means to side with the powerful - not to be neutral." - Paulo Freire

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BCYADWS Constitution - revised January 2010

BCYADWS Bylaws - revised January 2010

Cocaine Cutting Agents - Do You Know What You're Doing?

Vandu Bedbug Control Pilot Project - Phase II

British Columbia / Yukon Association of Drug War Survivors Constitution

Evaluation Report of Pacific Summit on Drug User Health

Review of Pacific Summit

Article about Pacific Summit

Drug Users Charter of Rights by Russell Newcombe, Lifeline, May 2007

Obsolete War on Drugs - Rooted in Paranoia by Gwynne Dyer, original article in Georgia Straight, September 2009

Six Vancouver Police Dishonest in Stanley Park Case, synopsis of Judge Clancey's decision, 2009.

Abusing the User: Police Misconduct, Harm Reduction and HIV/AIDS in Vancouver - Human Rights Watch, May 2003.

Facts and Figures Relating to Illegal Drugs by Mark Haden, 2008.

Incarceration does not deter drug use - Statement from the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, 2009.

When being stopped by police - questions to ask police when they are attempting to question you

Canadian Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use - Vancouver Report 2007

Canadian Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use - Winnipeg Report 2007

Harm Reduction 2009 by Jason Wilcox

B.C. Centre for Disease Control HepC Stats 2007/2008 (5 regions)

Manual - Needle Exchange Program (Feb/03)

B.C. Provincial Health Regions map

Hepatitis C Support Services in BC

Hepatitis C Testing Sites in British Columbia

Letter for people on methadone to carry with them at all times

Raise Shit! book info sheet

BCYADWS name logo