A life-saver: Will Victoria take responsibility to provide safe consumption services?

FOCUS Magazine. Leslie Campbell, July/August 2015

* about SOLID’s partnership in a week of events addressing street-related deaths, and the critical role of supervised consumption services in reducing these preventable deaths. Interview with Katie Lacroix, SOLID chair and outreach supervisor.

Evidence guiding culturally safe nursing practice.

cultural safety meeting 2014ANS: Advances in Nursing Science Blog. Published by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. June 30, 2015

* about  SOLID’s work on cultural safety for people who use(d) illicit drugs in hospitals, in collaboration with CARBC.

Widespread effort needed to prevent street deaths.


Bruce Wallace and Katie Lacroix / Times Colonist
June 17, 2015

*Op-Ed by Katie Lacroix of SOLID and Bruce Wallace of UVic Social Work on campaign to address poverty-related deaths.

Community Policing: Better Relationships or Better Surveillance?

* article on community policing initiatives in Victoria, referencing SOLID’s 2015 study of confidence in policing among members of the street community.

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