What We Do
The Less Harmful Coalition (Canada) delivers education and advocacy for pragmatic approaches to substance use. We do this by:
(1) organizing events that bring together subject matter experts, people with lived experiences, health care practitioners, researchers and policy influencers;
(2) sharing research and resources to provide evidence-based information to practitioners and other relevant support systems; and
(3) working with stakeholders from the community, public and private sectors to advance less harmful products and approaches for those who choose to use substances.
The Coalition believes progress is made when all stakeholder perspectives are considered and evidence-based information is shared. Conversations about substance use, mental health and other harms are dynamic and complex. Together, we can find common ground and provide safer alternatives for all Canadians.