opioid crisis

New treatment available for the first time on Vancouver Island for people living with opioid use disorder

Injectable Opioid Agonist Treatment (iOAT) to be offered in Victoria

 

Over 200 lives saved in first year at Victoria’s supervised consumption site

The Harbour celebrates its first anniversary with a report of zero deaths on site

 

Victoria church displays memorial tapestry for those lost to opioid crisis

Christ Church Cathedral hosts talks on opioid crisis on June 26 and July 3

 

Opioid overdose display gets blessing from the Pope, then waits for city-approved spot

Judith Conway created a large display representing people who have died from opioid overdoses

UVic partners with harm reduction groups to run a drug checking pilot project

The three-year pilot will allow people to test their drugs for fatal ingredients like fentanyl

Victoria crowd rallies for action on overdose crisis

Protestors call for new policies, safe supply and decriminalization

Victoria advocates demand a safe supply of opioids

The #SafeSupply NOW! cry is part of the National Day of Action on the Overdose Crisis on April 16

VicPD officer saves man overdosing on opioids

The man was found lying on the sidewalk early Thursday morning

Skittles spends Valentine’s Day with his new family

A Victoria puppy whose life was saved by a shot of naloxone has been adopted

Victoria City Councillors call for further investigation into money laundering

A motion coming to council supports a public inquiry into investments linked to the opioid crisis

Victoria puppy saved with naloxone injection

The puppy is now up for adoption through the Victoria Humane Society

City of Victoria pushes for more safe inhalation sites

Council explores harm reduction tactics to combat opioid overdoses

Victoria councillors push for access to safe drugs

A motion coming to council would ask the province for easier access to opioid alternatives

‘Trying drugs now is an enormous life-threatening gamble’: fentanyl expert

Fentanyl found in fake Xanax has parents and police on high alert

UVic to launch app to link drug users with Naloxone kits

Researchers have spent the last year developing the Nal-Pal app

Youngest opioid overdose victim in B.C. last year was 10 years old

Front-line workers advocate for a youth-targeted supervised consumption site in Greater Victoria

Drug-related deaths double for B.C. youth in care, advocate says

Teens say positive connections with adults key to recovery

New report finds B.C. victims of opioids crisis on lower of end of socio-economic spectrum

UVic scholar calls for decriminalization of drugs responsible for opioid crisis

BC Nurses Union calls for decriminalization of opioids

BCNU president wants the federal government to do more to reduce preventable deaths

Community response to the opioid crisis

Oak Bay High students and parents seek to remove stigma, open conversation, and connect resources