National Service Map for PnP Harm Reduction Support

It can be challenging to find harm reduction services and supports that cater to the needs of 2S/LGBTQ+ people who party ‘n play. Below you’ll find supportive resources for folks who PnP listed by province. If there is a harm reduction service or program that caters to folks who party ‘n play that you think should be added to this list, please email: [email protected].

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PnP’n’Me 

Where: Vancouver

12-week counselling program designed to support folks in developing/meeting health goals related to PnP.

Harm reduction-based contingency management program; abstinence is not a requirement. Incentives for participation.

More information at: https://checkhimout.ca/pnp-and-me/


The Afterparty

Where: Vancouver

A weekly informal drop-in social group for people who party and play to build connections, celebrate accomplishments, and seek support from peer navigators.

More information at: https://checkhimout.ca/health/sexual-health/


The Corner

Where: Vancouver

Drop-in space for male, trans, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse sex workers. Social activities (movies, education, games, etc.) and food provided. Support from case managers to connect participants to health care, housing, and substance use services, etc. 

Contingency management groups for sex workers are run through the Corner program twice a week on Mondays and Fridays.

More information at: https://livingincommunity.ca/find-a-service/


Prism

Where: Vancouver

Offers an education, information and referral service for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit and queer communities, including around substance use.

More information at: https://find.healthlinkbc.ca/ResourceView2.aspx?org=53965&agencynum=17649204


Provincial Mail Delivery Service

Where: BC, Virtual

Anonymous harm reduction supplies (for safer sex, safer substance use, hormone injection) for pick-up at the Davie St Health Centre or mail order.

More information at: https://supplies.checkhimout.ca/


Peer N Peer (PNP)

Where : Edmonton

Peer N Peer is a harm reduction program for 2STLGBQ+ who use drugs with sex. PNP is about meeting folks where they're at on their substance use and sexual health journey.

More information at: https://ourhealthyeg.ca/peer-n-peer

 


Projet CHEW

Where : Edmonton

The CHEW project is a youth led 2SLGBTQ+ harm reduction service in Edmonton. Provides a community space, clothing and shower supports. Less PNP related, but has the same values.

More information at: https://chewprojectyeg.org/about


Nothing PnP-specific, but here’s some good harm reduction sites:

Prairie Harm Reduction

Where: Saskatoon

Safer consumption site and drop-in (drop-in open 24/7 during winter months).

More information at: https://prairiehr.ca/


AIDS Programs South Saskatchewan

Where: Regina

“Reduce the Harm," Peer Support Group is a safe and supportive place for people to discuss substance use regardless of their goals around use or how they choose to define their relationship with substances.

More information at: https://www.aidsprogramssouthsask.com/support-groups.html


Peer N Peer (PNP)

Where: Winnipeg

Peer N Peer is a harm reduction program for 2STLGBQ+ who use drugs with sex. PNP is about meeting folks where they're at on their substance use and sexual health journey.

More information at: https://serc.mb.ca/pnp/


Safer PnP

Where: Virtual

Safer PnP: an online space for cis and trans GBQ guys to connect and chat about PnP, drugs, community and harm reduction. No expectations of change, etc.

More information at: https://www.actoronto.org/safer-pnp


SPUNK!

Where: Toronto

SPUNK! is a closed, 6 week group that focuses on developing individual goals in making changes to substance use. Motivational Interviewing, CBT, Mindfulness-based.

More information at: https://www.actoronto.org/SPUNK


Meth and Sex

Where: Toronto

Meth and Sex is an 8-week group was developed from a need to create a space where men trying to quit crystal meth can come and talk about the ways crystal meth effects their sexuality.

More information at: https://www.actoronto.org/programs-services/groups


Tea Party

Where: Ottawa

Tea Party is a harm reduction program for 2STLGBQ+ who use drugs with sex. Tea Party is about meeting folks where they're at on their substance use and sexual health journey.

More information at: https://twitter.com/max_ottawa/status/1557049392254828544/photo/1


Partyandplay.info

Where: Virtual

This site provides info and resources for guys who party, as well as for service providers. It brings together the latest research on sexualized drug use, thought provoking articles, interviews with a range of leading professionals in the field, and a series of testimonials by queer men in and out of the PnP scene.

More information at: https://partyandplay.info/


Let's Talk Crystal Meth

Where: Montreal

This workshop is offered to all gay, bi, and queer men (cis or trans) regardless of status or identity who want to share tools on how to reduce the impact of meth and sex on their lives

More information at: https://www.facebook.com/parlonscrystal/


Direct line intervention

Call/text: 514-377-2293
Email: [email protected]

PnP/Chemsex direct line to talk/text or email with knowledgeable staff.

More information at: https://www.rezosante.org/ta-sexualite/consommation/


Mon Buzz

Where: Virtual

Self-administered questionnaire on your consumption of alcohol and drugs and possible effects on your sex life and sexual health.

More information at: https://www.monbuzz.ca/


Ça prend un village

Where: Virtual

Safe space by and for peers.

More information at: https://www.caprendunvillage.com/


IMPAKT

Where: Montreal

Drop in space with regular workshops of interest to pnp-ers. Harm reduction lens.

More information at: https://www.impaktmtl.org/


L'Actuel Clinic

Where: Montreal

The clinic's psychosocial team offers support to people who are involved in Party n Play. By appointment only.

More information at: https://cliniquelactuel.com/home


Nothing PnP-specific but here’s a good harm reduction program:

AIDS NB

Where: Miramichi and Bathurst offices, and in Fredericton through outreach program.

Harm reduction supplies distribution; including sharps, pipes, and naloxone.

More information at: https://aidsnb.com/needle-exchange/


Peer N Peer (PNP)

Where: Virtual

Peer N Peer is a harm reduction program for 2STLGBQ+ who use drugs with sex. PNP is about meeting folks where they're at on their substance use and sexual health journey.

More information at: https://acns.ns.ca/progs-services/peer-n-peer.html


Nothing PnP-specific, but we recommend checking out:

Peers Alliance

Where: Charlottetown

Peers Alliance offers peer-to-peer safer use education opportunities in a variety of formats, including: take-home educational resources, online learning modules, community learning groups, and one-one knowledge exchange sessions. Sterile equipment & naloxone available.

More information at: https://www.peersalliance.ca


Nothing PnP-specific, but people in Newfoundland and Labrador can get harm reduction supplies from:

SWAP

Where: St. John’s; delivery throughout Newfoundland and Labrador

SWAP is a needle distribution service offered by the AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador (ACNL). It is a health promotion and education service for people who use drugs (PWUD). SWAP believes that all people are deserving of respect and are responsible for making their own choices in life.

More information at: https://acnl.net/services/swap/


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