Construction industry launches program to reduce illicit drug deaths among Vancouver Island workers

Tailgate Toolkit Project aims to stop stigma and start dialogue for employees in need

CBC News · Posted: Mar 26, 2021

The Vancouver Island Construction Association is collaborating with Island Health on a new initiative to try to reduce the number of illicit drug deaths among industry workers.

The Tailgate Toolkit Project, funded by the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions, aims to increase access to harm reduction services on Vancouver Island for construction employees who are over-represented among the dead.

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