Fraser Health has opened a new overdose prevention site (OPS) in White Rock, named Peace Point, that will help support people in South Surrey and White Rock who use substances and connect them with the health services they need. Sources Community Resources Society, which has delivered Substance Use Services in the community for decades, will oversee the OPS. Overdose prevention sites aim to prevent drug overdoses and overdose deaths, and reduce the adverse health, social and economic consequences associated with substance use.
International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31 is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. Together with the 'Tides of Change' South Surrey/White Rock Community Action Team on overdose…
On June 5, come join a conversation for local solutions to the overdose crisis. Your perspective will inform the South Surrey/White Rock Overdose Community Action Team’s substance use and overdose strategies to end the crisis. This group provides focused, multi-sectoral action-oriented strategies that are inclusive of all partners and tailored to community needs. *