Hear from everyday change-makers who are working to stop overdoses. Learn from those who are helping to put a human face on the overdose crisis in our province. Powerful stories that can help others heal, provide hope and remind us of our humanity. Share these stories with others and get involved in your community. Together we can build greater awareness about overdose.

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Mobile Response Team

The mental, emotional, spiritual and social impacts of the overdose crisis are felt across the province. First responders, frontline workers, people with lived...
Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy and Gregor Robertson at Vancouver Canucks game

Vancouver Canucks Helping To Make B.C. Stigma Free

The Vancouver Canucks and the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions are joining together to combat stigma around substance use, so that people can feel safe...
Naloxone kit

Where Can I Get a Naloxone Kit in B.C.?

Naloxone is a medication that can quickly reverse the effects of an overdose from opioids such as heroin, morphine, fentanyl, carfentanil, and codeine. Learn...
How to get involved and help stop overdose

How to Get Involved & Help Stop Overdose in B.C.

As the #StopOverdoseBC campaign reaches more British Columbians, people are asking how they can get involved but don’t know how or where to begin. There are...
Woman reflects on beginning recovery

Recovery Services & Treatment Support in B.C.

Just as each person’s life path is unique, a route that leads to problematic substance use is also unique. Similarly, how and why a person decides to seek...
Two young men look positive as they openly discuss relapse

Opioid Use & Detox: Does it Work?

Withdrawal management – commonly referred to as detox – can look different depending on the substance. But when it comes to treatment for opioid use disorder,...

Partnerships

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...