If you suspect an overdose, call 9-1-1 right away!

Stop Overdose

People who use drugs are real people.

Knocking down the walls of silence that keep people from talking about substance use is an important step towards addressing the opioid crisis in B.C. Recognizing that people who use drugs are real people helps to put a human face behind the numbers of so many preventable tragedies. The resources on this page include tools for how to have courageous conversations with friends and family about substance use including where to find Naloxone, harm reduction services and supports, treatment and recovery programs across B.C.

Over the coming weeks this website will continue to grow adding more opportunities to get involved, engage and learn about how British Columbians from all walks of life are working together to stop overdoses.

Having courageous conversations about substance use begins by being a good listener. Learn more about how to reach out to the people you care about.

Words Matter. Learn how to start the conversation.

Know the signs of an overdose

If any signs of an overdose are present call 911 immediately!

Naloxone saves lives

Overdose Prevention and Supervised Consumption Services

Overdose awareness
– know the risks and the signs

Treatment and support is available

Build trust, save lives.
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