OVERDOSE ALERT

There has been a large increase in overdoses on Vancouver Island in the past 72hrs!

If SOMEONE OD’s

Call 9-1-1 Right Away.

Provide Rescue Breathing.

Give Naloxone If You Have It.

Strategies for safer use:

  • New drugs – try a small amount first
  • Avoid using alone; fix with a friend
  • Stagger your use with friends so someone can respond if needed
  • Carry Naloxone and have an overdose response plan
  • Be close to help

 November 25th, 2016