Call for culturally-aware crisis support for Indigenous peoples in B.C.
Anyone can learn to use naloxone to reverse an opioid-related overdose.
Naloxone is a drug that can reverse an opioid-related overdose.
Naloxone kits are available for free in B.C. They can be picked up without a prescription at one of 1,765 locations across the province, including community pharmacies, First Nations harm reduction sites, hospitals and emergency departments, and corrections facilities.
A free app that connects people to emergency responders automatically if they become unresponsive while using drugs.
Lifeguard App app gives people who use drugs one more way to stay safer. It empowers people who use drugs to take charge of their health and helps them to survive accidental overdose.
When someone is about to use a drug, especially alone, they can open the app and record the type of substance they are using and confirm their location. The app will hold this information, and a timer is set which can be paused or extended by the app user at any time.
App users can access treatment options quickly and easily, directly through the app. This means that users can remain safer until they are ready to start their journey to recovery.