Category: Outside Resources

  • Data, surveillance and research on opioids and other substances

    Canada continues to struggle with historic rates of fatal and non-fatal drug overdoses during the COVID-19 outbreak. The pandemic is worsening the overdose crisis in many communities due to a more toxic illegal supply, increased feelings of isolation, stress and anxiety, and limited availability or accessibility of services for people who use drugs. This page […]

  • Government of Canada supports opioid overdose response training in B.C. and Yukon

    Initiative will train first aid attendants to administer naloxone and artificial respiration July 18, 2019 Kamloops, British Columbia Health Canada The opioid overdose crisis continues to have a devastating effect on individuals, families and communities across the country, taking the life of a Canadian every two hours. The Government of Canada is taking a compassionate, […]