Skip to main content

Youth Injection Prevention

The Youth Injection Prevention (YIP) project is a collaborative study involving at-risk youth co-researchers.

The study focuses on identifying factors associated with preventing the transition into injection drug use among street-involved youth in Metro Vancouver, BC. 

Project documents



  • Reorienting Risk to Resilience: street-involved youth perspectives on preventing the transition to injection drug use  2015
  • Finding a Voice: Participatory Research with Street-Involved Youth in the Youth Injection Prevention (YIP) Project 2014
  • Climbing the “Ladder of Participation”: Engaging Experiential Youth in a Participatory Research Project 2012

    • International AIDS Society Conference (AIDS) 2010
    • Canadian Association of HIV Research (CAHR)
    • Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) 2009
    • Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) 2010
    • Public Health Association of BC (PHABC)


    How to: YIP Process Video 

    How To is a video about involving experiential youth in qualitative research.

    Bring It Back: YIP Project Findings

    Bring It Back is a video of the YIP study findings developed by the youth involved in the project. 

    Tab Heading
    SOURCE: Youth Injection Prevention ( )
    Page printed: . Unofficial document if printed. Please refer to SOURCE for latest information.

    Copyright © BC Centre for Disease Control. All Rights Reserved.

      Copyright © 2018 Provincial Health Services Authority.