international overdose day

poster at MSTH rally shows COVID-19 deaths to overdose deaths

“We can’t incarcerate ourselves out of this crisis”: Moms Stop the Harm holds rally for drug decriminalization

At the rally, representatives from MSTH emphasized the need for an evidence-based health care approach to B.C.'s overdose crisis — rather than criminalizing drug-users.
legislature lit purple for International Overdose Awareness Day

Over 400 people join online candlelit vigil for International Overdose Awareness Day

For those that have lost loved ones to the overdose crisis, the rising number of overdose deaths represent more than just figures on charts.  At a candlelit vigil on August…