May 8, 2019
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Overdose Prevention Site
221 Trunk Road
Overdose Prevention Sites are safe, judgement-free places where people who use drugs can find supports towards a pathway to hope and healing, test their substances and receive emergency overdose support if needed. In 2018, there were more than 679,431 visits to SCS/OPS in B.C., with 4,101 overdoses survived.
In Cowichan alone, our OPS has had over 23,000 visits, 187 overdoses – resulting in 0 deaths. Clients are of all ages, socio economic backgrounds and cultures.
Join us for an Open House, light refreshments will be served.
Naloxone Training will also be available to any that are interested and participants will leave with a free Narcan Kit.
This event is being held outside of normal operating hours to protect client privacy.