Tag: Overdose Crisis

Compassion, Inclusion, Engagement (CIE)

Compassion, Inclusion, Engagement (CIE) is a provincial partnership between the First Nations Health Authority and the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) to address stigma and discrimination experienced by people who use substances, particularly those who are Indigenous.

Reducing Harms: Seed and Pilot Funding for BCCDC Researchers

From 2014 to 2019, the BCCDC Foundation ran a pilot funding program called the Open Awards Program (OAP). From opioid prescribing evaluation and research activities, peer engagement projects, and more, click over to read just a handful of OAPs that reflect our critical focus on reducing harms, that we are proud to have funded.

Now Hiring: Senior Development Officer

We’re hiring a Senior Development Officer to join our growing fundraising team! Learn more about the role, how to apply, and the application deadline.

Now Hiring: Development Coordinator

We’re hiring a Development Coordinator to join our growing fundraising team! Learn more about the role, how to apply, and the application deadline.

Toxic Drug Poisoning Crisis Blog Posts

Go here to access all of our overdose crisis blog posts.

Newsletter #25: June 2021

Help Put an End to BC’s Overdose Crisis: Support Peers on the Frontlines, Indigenous Health and Rights: Time for a Healing Way Forward, and more in our June newsletter!

Help Put an End to BC’s Overdose Crisis: Support Peers on the Frontlines

Overdose deaths continue to rise in BC and First Nations people are disproportionally impacted. In this blog post, learn how you can support Compassion, Inclusion, & Engagement (CIE), a partnership program between the BC Centre for Disease Control, the First Nations Health Authority, and the BCCDC Foundation.

Compassion, Inclusion and Engagement: The Role of Peers in the Overdose Crisis

In this guest blog post, brought to you by the Compassion, Inclusion and Engagement team, learn the important role peers have played in the overdose crisis and how COVID-19 has posed an extra challenge in the work they do.

Newsletter #18: November 2020

New research on COVID-19 & misinformation in BC, guest post from BCCDC experts on BC’s overdose crisis, meet our new Development and Communications Manager, and more!

Nurse, mom, advocate Sheila Henry runs 50K to raise awareness for overdose crisis

Meet our newest public health superhero, Sheila Henry, who ran a 50K ultra-marathon distance from Langley to the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver to raise awareness and support the fight against the stigma of mental health, substance use, and the overdose crisis.

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