About By My Side

By My Side is an app designed for and by women using Simon Community Scotland services. This space exists to provide a range of resources to help you live well. A one-stop-shop for harm reduction.

What do we mean by harm reduction? Harm reduction is about meeting people where they are at and treating people with dignity, respect and compassion, helping them to live well and achieve health and happiness. 

By My Side is also a platform containing harm reduction resources made by women using Simon Community Services. This app was developed through our A Digital Approach to Harm Reduction project, where we worked closely with women supported by Simon Community Scotland to promote harm reduction within the digital sphere. This project saw us co-design resources for women who use drugs, made by women who use drugs, and you can find those resources hosted here.

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