Patient’s rights cards are now being distributed by the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users and B.C. Association of People on Methadone. The card briefly lists the legal rights to which users are entitled. VANDU offers to help a methadone user who finds any right withheld. An example of rights violation from the past is the threat of eviction if a tenant buys methadone anywhere else but at a clinic that pays the landlord a kickback.
The help line number is 604-683-6061.
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