February 23, 2018. Article by: Government of B.C.
“The overdose crisis affects all of us. Whether personally, through a friend or neighbour or on the front lines of health care in our province; there is a human face to the crisis - many are the same people who support and cheer for our team. So it makes sense for the Vancouver Canucks to be involved in such an important project.
Our goal, through this province-wide campaign is to end the stigma that surrounds substance use, addiction and overdose by having conversations about drugs, trauma, mental and physical health.” - Kirk McLean, Vancouver Canucks Alumni StopOverdoseBC Ambassador
Turning the tide on the overdose crisis will take all of us. That’s why the Provincial Government has been working with organizations and people from communities across the province to significantly expand the reach of the #StopOverdose campaign. However, there is still more to be done. If your organization would like to get involved, please email us for information.
By working together to get involved, get informed and get help, we can stop overdose and save lives.
Thank you to the following partners who have joined our campaign and are helping to create a stigma-free B.C..
- Vancouver Canucks
- BC Lions
- Overwaitea Food Group
- TransLink/Transit Police
- BC Food and Restaurant Association