Edmonton Group Seeking Support for Supervised Injection Services

City councillors express support for safe consumption sites in Edmonton

Metro News Edmonton, December 5, 2016

Petra Schulz is a member of the coalition Access to Medically Supervised Injection Services Edmonton. The group presented their proposal to a City Council committee in preparation for public engagement in the new year.

"The solutions are there, they're simple and they're inexpensive," Petra told council.

City councillors express support for safe consumption sites in Edmonton

Edmonton takes controversial safe injection sites to the public

Edmonton Journal, December 5, 2016

“Harm reduction means keeping them alive so they can make a better decision another day,” said Petra Schulz, a mother who lost her son Danny to a fentanyl overdose.

Edmonton takes controversial safe injection sites to the public

Safe injection site may have saved life of 'passionate chef,' mother says

CBC Edmonton, December 5, 2016

"We blame it on the victim, we blame it on the person. That is why people like our son have such a hard time reaching out and getting the help they need," she said.
"My story is about telling that people who need these sites, people who struggle with opioid addiction, are people just like everybody else."

Safe injection site may have saved life of 'passionate chef,' mother says

Edmonton councillors to discuss safe-injection sites

Global News Edmonton, December 4, 2016

“For me, supervised consumption services, they are one piece of the puzzle in harm reduction and harm reduction is what would have saved Danny’s life. If the harm reduction measures we talk about now had been available to him, he would still be here today.” -Petra Schulz

Edmonton councillors to discuss safe-injection sites