Mental Health and Addictions

B.C. applies for decriminalization in next step to reduce toxic drug deaths

Monday, November 1, 2021 3:15 PM Translations

British Columbia has taken an important step forward to prevent drug poisoning deaths by applying to the federal government to remove criminal penalties for people who possess small amounts of illicit drugs for personal use.

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More drug-poisoning prevention services for construction workers

Thursday, January 13, 2022 9:15 AM Translations

People working in the construction industry will benefit from life-saving harm-reduction training in the workplace, substance-use support groups and information on local community resources thanks to new provincial funding.

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