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Information For People Who Use Substances

This page contains important information about staying safe. Use this page for the latest alerts, and tips on how to stay safe.

Alerts

  • Fraser Health - Overdose Alert - AbbotsfordJanuary 31, 2019 • Posted by Emily O

    Overdose Alert - Abbotsford

    In the last 3 weeks there has been a significant increase in overdoses in Abbotsford.

    Increased overdoses that appear to be associated with pink/peachy or green colored down substances have been reported.

    Reports include:

    • Almost immediate loss of consciousness
    • High risk of overdose (OD) even from
      smoking

    Please look out for each other.
    FOR YOUR SAFETY:
     Where possible, don’t use alone – please use supervised services
     If you do use alone, make a plan to have someone check on you
     Stagger use with friends so someone can respond if needed
     Test by using small amounts first and go slowly
     Do not use with alcohol or other drugs

    Plan to survive, know how to respond to an overdose:

    If someone ODs, YOU can help!
    1) CALL 9-1-1 immediately
    2) Open airway and give BREATHS
    3) Give naloxone (Narcan) if you have it

Overdose Prevention Sites

Overdose Prevention Sites are locations where people can use illegal drugs under supervision by trained staff who can provide emergency response services if necessary. The Health Authority links below have the most current information.

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Updates

Report Bad Dope (Greater Vancouver)

Report Bad Dope (Greater Vancouver)

Help warn people and save lives by filling in an anonymous form.

Prevent & Respond to Overdoses

Prevent & Respond to Overdoses

Know the risks, signs and responses for the different kinds of overdoses.

Safer Sex & Drug Use

Safer Sex & Drug Use

While nothing is completely safe, there are ways you can reduce your risk.