May 5th, 2015
“You basically saved my Shambhala by the test I just got” (male, 25, BC)
For many years ANKORS has provided harm reduction and pill and powder testing services at the Shambhala Music Festival. We commissioned a survey to assess use of our harm reduction programming at the 2013 festival and to learn about festival-goers’ patterns of alcohol and drug use. We obtained 182 completed questionnaires from ANKORS service users—or “guests”—over 5 festival days. The final report has now been posted here.