Facts about Overdose Prevention Centers

Fact Sheet June 12, 2023

Overdose prevention centers provide a safe space for people to consume pre-obtained drugs under the supervision of trained staff, without fear of arrest. They provide access to sterile supplies and overdose reversal medication, as well as connections to critical health and social services. OPCs complement existing prevention, harm reduction, and treatment interventions. They are proven to save lives and improve health and safety. OPCs are a vital part of building a health approach to drugs that embraces the dignity and wellbeing of people who use drugs, families, and communities.

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