Education & Outreach Programs

Education & Outreach Programs

Education & Outreach Programs

Harm Reduction Services

Our Training team provides free Naloxone training + certification and free fentanyl test strips. We are also here to chat about harm-reduction strategies/substances.

Drop-in free naloxone training (BCCDC certified), free harm reduction supplies, free safe sex supplies, and free fentanyl test strips are available in NEST 3125 from 10 AM to 5 PM, Monday to Friday. For alternative options, please visit the following site: https://students.ubc.ca/health/health-topics/substance-use-health-harm-reduction

Please email ps.outreach@ams.ubc.ca for any questions or comments.

Safer Supplies Order Form

Please fill out the form linked below if you are interested in ordering free safer use supplies. Your order is anonymous and will be fulfilled by the end of the following business day. You can retrieve your order from outside of the AMS Peer Support office, NEST 3125 (6133 University Boulevard, 3rd floor). If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Peer Support Assistant Coordinator; Education and Outreach, at ps.outreach@ams.ubc.ca. If you are looking for more information about these supplies please visit https://towardtheheart.com/safer-use.

Safer Supplies Order Form

Hormone Injection Kit Order Form

Please fill out the form linked below if you are interested in ordering a free hormone injection kit. Your order is anonymous and will be fulfilled by the end of the following business day. You can retrieve your order from outside of the AMS Peer Support office, NEST 3125 (6133 University Boulevard, 3rd floor). If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Peer Support Assistant Coordinator; Education and Outreach, at ps.outreach@ams.ubc.ca. If you are looking for more information about these supplies please visit https://www.transcarebc.ca/hormone-therapy/injecting-hormones.

Hormone Injection Kit Order Form

Request a Workshop or Naloxone Training

If you would like the Peer Support team to facilitate a workshop for your UBC student group free-of-charge, please fill out this form. We’ll get back to you within 2-3 business days.

Our team currently offers the following workshops:

  • BCCDC Group Naloxone Training (60 min)
  • AMS Peer Support basics – Service introduction and brief mental health strategies (15 mins)
  • “Wanna Get a Drink Sometime?” – Introduction to alcohol harm reduction
  • “Let’s Talk Harm Reduction” – Harm reduction and substance use overview
  • “How Can I help?” – An introduction to supporting peers with mental health concerns
  • “Cannabasics” – Introduction to cannabis harm reduction

For more information contact the E&O Assistant Coordinator at ps.outreach@ams.ubc.ca. If you have filled out the form and don’t receive a response within 3 business days, please reach out via email as well to follow up on your request.