Insite is a supervised drug injection center in Vancouver, Canada. Pictured, Steve, a long-term heroin addict, prepares to inject himself.
It's located in the Downtown Eastside area of Vancouver, a neighborhood known for its poverty and deprivation. Pictured, a group of homeless and poor people seek shelter from the rain outside a store.
Crack pipes are sold through a vending machine at the local drug resource center for just 25 cents.
The injection room is filled with booths where mirrors and lights help people inject correctly.
Someone collects their kit filled with clean injecting equipment at Insite.
Insite opened in 2003, and is funded by taxpayers, at a cost of $3 million Canadian per year.
Needle exchange is another strategy used to reduce infections among drug users. Pictured, used syringes are viewed at a needle exchange clinic in, Vermont, USA.
InSite is based on this center in Bern, Switzerland.