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COVID-19: SOURCES will continue to serve the most vulnerable members of our community. In order to do this while maintaining the safety, health and well-being of our staff and volunteers, our executive team has made the decision to suspend or modify in-person services until further notice. There are some exceptions. Programs deemed to be providing essential human services will continue to provide direct or modified services to clients.

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BC Provincial Overdose Alert (May 6, 2020)

Increased Drug Toxicity Reported Across BC
(Both Stimulants & Down)

  • Increase in both fatal and non-fatal overdoses over the last few weeks
  • More severe overdoses being reported
  • Increased community overdose & drug alerts since March 22nd

FOR YOUR SAFETY

  1. Use an Overdose Prevention Site, if you can. FIND AN OPS
  2. Pick up a naloxone kit. FIND A SITE. Call ahead for hours.
  3. Avoid using alone. Find a buddy or have someone check on you.
  4. Talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner about how to access prescription medications to reduce overdose risk and prevent withdrawal. Click here for more info.

THIS IS A PROVINCIAL ALERT

Check your local Health Authority websites for local alerts

For more information on ways to stay safe while using substances during COVID-19 please check the BCCDC website