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Healthy Sexuality & Harm Reduction

The Healthy Sexuality and Harm Reduction team works at multiple levels to promote healthy sexuality and harm reduction; to reduce the burden of sexually-transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs); to diminish other harms associated with sexuality, drug use, and society’s response to these practices; and to redress social and health inequities.

Service Area Information and Frameworks

HSHR Conceptual Framework & Strategic Priorities under development

Major Initiatives

  • HSHR Corrections Services
  • HSHR Outreach/Street Connections


Annual Program Monitoring Reports

Social Marketing Reports

Miscellaneous Reports


Conference Presentations

HSHR organizes or partners on annual conferences or knowledge translation and exchange events. These events are aimed at professionals wishing to learn about the prevention and treatment of STBBIs and the promotion of healthy sexuality and harm reduction. Presentations from past conferences can be found below.

2015: Sex and STIgma Matters

2016: Emerging Trends and Strategies: Knowledge Translation Event

2017: Drug and Overdose Matters

2018: Community Matters

Fact Sheets