BC’s Overdose Overview: July 11-17, 2021

Support for the community

Check the latest drug alerts for people who use substances, including up to date information on:
• overdose alerts
• overdose prevention sites
• safety information
• drug checking information

Overdose event tracking

The weekly overdose dashboard provides provincial and regional information on:

• Illegal drug overdoses attended by paramedics (BC Emergency Health Service)
• Illicit drug toxicity deaths (BC Coroners Service defined)
• Mortality rate maps by Health Services Delivery Area (HSDA)
• Severity of ingestion poisoning calls coded in most severe category at time of ambulance dispatch (provincial view)
• Severity of overdose patient presentation assessed by paramedics using the Glasgow Coma Scale (health authority pages)
• Proportion of overdose patients transported to hospital

Weekly Overdose dashboard placemat July11-17, 2021


Learn More

PAN’s June edition of Substance Use News, a monthly collection of news and resources for those working in harm reduction.

See our Drug Use and Overdose response resources


Focus image by Andrew, Flickr (Creative Commons)