At SafePoint, a safe injection site in Surrey, B.C., clients are assigned one of seven stainless steel tables at which they can take illicit drugs while nurses and staff monitor them for signs of overdose. (Markian Hawryluk/Bulletin photo)
A staff member working at SafePoint, a safe injection site in Surrey, B.C., cleans the stainless steel tables before the facility opens for the day on July 29. (Markian Hawryluk/Bulletin photo)
Sarah Blyth, of the Overdose Prevention Society in Vancouver, British Columbia, left politics and the Vancouver park board to devote herself to helping drug users stay alive.
(Arlen Redekop/Postmedia staff photo)
Injection supplies are available at SafePoint, a safe injection site in Surrey, British Columbia.
(Markian Hawryluk/Bulletin photo)