Tag: Overdose Crisis

Anti-Stigma Education and Recovery Day 2019

On September 7, we loaded up our fearless leader’s cute little ’98 Honda Civic, and with some much-needed help from Google Maps, hit the road to New Westminster for Recovery Day BC. Recovery Day is part music festival, part information fair, and part community engagement event for people to learn about recovery from addiction and …

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FAQs: the Overdose Crisis, Stigma, and What You Can Do

Just starting to learn about substance use, the overdose crisis, and stigma? Not sure where to start? Check out some handy FAQs

We’re proud to partner with LifeLabs

We’re proud to announce that the BCCDC Foundation is partnering with LifeLabs on an anti-stigma campaign about substance use.

Words Matter

Eliminating stigma starts with us and the words we use.

Accidental Needle Injuries

Accidental needle injuries in public are rare.

What to do if you Find a Needle

Picking up and properly disposing of a found needle is easy, and there are simple ways to keep yourself safe.

Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act

Always call 911 if you suspect an overdose. Under the GSDOA you’re afforded some protection from charges.

Important Conversations on Harm Reduction

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, the BCCDC Foundation, in partnership with Science World and the BC Centre for Disease Control, hosted another public information session: this one to help the general public better understand harm reduction, including best practices and what is being done in Vancouver. Just prior to the panel discussion, a traditional welcome …