overdose crisis

VIDEO: Reframing the B.C. overdose crisis from an Indigenous perspective

Indigenous women experience higher OD rates and the doc acknowledges this disproportionality

 

Hope ambulance crews see uptick in overdose calls over summer months

Aug. 31 Overdose Awareness Day ‘harder than most’ say organizers

  • Sep 9, 2020

 

Trudeau makes rounds in B.C.; says safe drug supply key to fighting overdoses

Top doctors have called for increased access to a safe supply of illicit drugs to prevent deaths

 

New short film takes on the overdose crisis from a Stó:lō lens

‘It’s tragic because it’s so preventable. No one has to die from this,’ from Calling of the Heart film

Marking International Overdose Awareness Day in Fraser East

‘We remember those we’ve lost, love those left behind, and pledge to do all we can to end overdose’

Fatal overdoses continue to spike in B.C. as July sees 175 illicit drug deaths

B.C. hits grim milestone of more than 900 deaths in first seven months of 2020

New study calls for new approach to tackling overdose crisis

There have been more than 15,000 apparent opioid-related deaths in Canada since 2016

Proposed B.C. legislation to detain youth who overdose could harm them: doctor

Minister Judy Darcy has said the proposed changes could help ensure the immediate safety of young people

B.C. paramedics respond to largest number of overdoses in a single day

131 overdoses recorded by BC Emergency Health Services on June 26

Overdose deaths take time to report due to contributing factors, says Henry

Dr. Bonnie Henry responds to petition calling for overdose deaths to be announced

Wife of yogi who overdosed asks B.C.’s top doc to announce drug deaths like COVID fatalities

Carina Stone lost her husband Michael in 2017 to fentanyl poisoning

B.C. woman shares her painful experience with opioid addiction

As International Overdose Awareness Day approaches, Tara Levis shares story of multiple overdoses

B.C. funds more overdose prevention in Indigenous communities

Judy Darcy announces $20 million for opioid intervention, treatment

14-year-old girl dies from overdose in Surrey

Surrey RCMP detained one person of interest, but they were later released