overdose crisis

Trudeau makes rounds in B.C.; says safe drug supply key to fighting overdoses

Top doctors have called for increased access to a safe supply of illicit drugs to prevent deaths

 

Langley teens’ art in video honours Overdose Awareness Day

The local project is aimed at combatting the overdose crisis

  • Aug 28, 2020

 

Toxic drug deaths on the rise in Langley

23 people have died so far this year locally

 

Fatal overdoses continue to spike in B.C. as July sees 175 illicit drug deaths

B.C. hits grim milestone of more than 900 deaths in first seven months of 2020

New study calls for new approach to tackling overdose crisis

There have been more than 15,000 apparent opioid-related deaths in Canada since 2016

Proposed B.C. legislation to detain youth who overdose could harm them: doctor

Minister Judy Darcy has said the proposed changes could help ensure the immediate safety of young people

B.C. paramedics respond to largest number of overdoses in a single day

131 overdoses recorded by BC Emergency Health Services on June 26

Overdose deaths take time to report due to contributing factors, says Henry

Dr. Bonnie Henry responds to petition calling for overdose deaths to be announced

Wife of yogi who overdosed asks B.C.’s top doc to announce drug deaths like COVID fatalities

Carina Stone lost her husband Michael in 2017 to fentanyl poisoning

Langley sees spike in drug overdose deaths

Drug toxicity deaths are climbing sharply in B.C. again

Drug deaths drop by half in Langley

The total number of lethal overdoses remains higher than before the crisis began

Saving lives focus of Overdose Awareness barbecue in Langley

The second annual event drew experts, politicians, and locals

Fraser Health issues overdose alert for Abbotsford

Three-week increase in overdoses attributed to pink/peach- or green-coloured opioid substances

B.C. woman shares her painful experience with opioid addiction

As International Overdose Awareness Day approaches, Tara Levis shares story of multiple overdoses

B.C. funds more overdose prevention in Indigenous communities

Judy Darcy announces $20 million for opioid intervention, treatment

14-year-old girl dies from overdose in Surrey

Surrey RCMP detained one person of interest, but they were later released