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.
Find a site near you and take free naloxone training online.
If you or someone you know uses drugs, carry a kit with you at all times. It can save lives.
If you suspect an overdose, call 9-1-1 right away.
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First Nations Virtual Doctor of the Day
Free access to primary and mental health care closer to home for First Nations people who have limited or no access to doctors.
Provides a free phone app that brings emergency responders to people who may be having an overdose on drugs while alone. Provided in partnership with regional health authorities and Lifeguard Digital Health.<br /><br />The app is activated by the user before they take their dose. If the user doesn't hit a button after a set amount of time, a text-to-voice call will go to 9-1-1, alerting emergency medical dispatchers of a possible overdose.
Overdose Prevention Sites Listings (Toward the Heart)
Locations where people can safely use drugs under supervision of staff trained in emergency response. Services are free.