Public Knowledge of and Support for Supervised Injection Sites in a Metropolitan Canadian Region

  title={Public Knowledge of and Support for Supervised Injection Sites in a Metropolitan Canadian Region},
  author={Ana Mrazovac and John P O'Boyle and C. Watts and T. Sharma and M. Ciccarelli and Taylor Leshuk and Riana Lachhman and S. Michael and Laurie A. Manwell},
  journal={International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction},
  • Ana Mrazovac, John P O'Boyle, +6 authors Laurie A. Manwell
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction
  • To determine the public’s knowledge of and support for supervised injection sites (SIS) in Waterloo Region and to assess the impact of educational pamphlets on attitudes towards harm reduction. Pilot Survey : Participants completed a 5–10-min survey on residence, age, education, and knowledge and opinion of SIS. Experimental Survey : Participants were randomly assigned to a brief educational condition (i) no education, (ii) efficacy of SIS, (iii) efficacy of harm reduction, and (iv… CONTINUE READING
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