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Harm reduction (HR) is a critical response to the pronounced toxicity deaths being experienced inCanada. HR providers report many benefits of their jobs, but also encounter chronic stress from structural inequitiesand exposure to trauma and death. This research study sought to quantify the emotional toll the toxicity emergencyplaced on HR providers (Cycle One; 2019). Study objectives were later expanded to determine the impact of theongoing toxicity as well as the pandemic’s impact on well-being (Cycle Two; 2021)

Taha, S., King, S., Atif, S. et al. Changes in harm reduction service providers professional quality of life during dual public health emergencies in Canada. Harm Reduct J 21, 48 (2024).