We have a variety of resources to support partners, community members and interested parties in creating and running a drug checking program.

French translations of these manuals were provided by GRIP Montréal www.grip-prevention.ca.

Manuals and Guidelines

Drug Checking Technician Manual Version 2This manual outlines basic instruction on drug checking history, procedures, protocols, and methods used by the BCCSU drug checking project. It is intended to supplement (not substitute) in-person training for new drug checking technicians. Version 1 (2019) of the Manual is available in Français.

Colours and Textures GuidelinesThis guideline contains descriptions of different textures and colours of compounds commonly found when testing drugs and what drugs they are typically found in. English or Français

DCBC Database User Guide and ManualThis user guide and manual describes standardized data entry for drug checking results into the provincial drug checking data repository. 

Standard Operating Procedures

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