To: Robin Swann MLA, Minister for Health

An overdose prevention facility for Belfast

In two weeks in June, six people lost their lives in Belfast City Centre to addiction. We need an overdose prevention facility in Belfast.

Why is this important?

An Overdose Prevention facility is a designated place for people to take drugs under the supervision of trained staff, who provide drug treatment, mental health services, wound care and blood testing. There are 200 facilities in the US, Canada and about a dozen European countries, but none in the UK.

Northern Ireland, UK

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