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Mental Health and Addictions

More than five people a day dying from drug toxicity: BC Coroners Service

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:00 AM

The BC Coroners Service has published updated reports on illicit drug toxicity deaths and fentanyl-detected drug deaths to Oct. 31, 2020, with 162 illicit drug toxicity deaths reported in October.


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New public health order to help slow B.C.’s overdose crisis

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:00 AM

To help stop overdoses and save lives, Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, has issued a public health order to increase the number of health professionals authorized to help people at risk for overdose access safer alternatives to the toxic street drug supply, as B.C. works to update prescribing guidance.


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