The CDPE conducts research and outreach in the areas of drug policy and substance use.
The CDPE is leading a rapid assessment of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on people who inject drugs in Toronto.View project
The CDPE’s smartphone-based portable drug checking device was one of three finalists for Health Canada’s drug checking technology challenge.View project
The CDPE has conducted an international cross comparison of illegal drug policies to create an online tool – the Drug Policy Metrics Map – to demonstrate the alignment and gaps between the metrics that countries use to assess the success of their drug policy and the actual drug policy-related outcomes they experience.Learn More
The CDPE is leading a study to evaluate the impact of integrating supervised injection services within community healthcare agencies in Toronto, Ontario.Learn More
PRIMER is a multi-country study on the impact of different interventions in preventing people who use drugs from initiating others into injection drug use.Learn More
The CDPE is leading a study to evaluate the impact of safer opioid supply programs in Toronto, Ontario.View project
The CDPE is synthesizing the evidence on the effectiveness of drug policies and interventions to reduce drug-related harms.Learn More