What is harm reduction?
Harm reduction is any step taken towards improving the health and wellness of individuals and their communities.
Tips to reduce risk when using substances
Whether drinking alcohol, smoking, injecting or smoking drugs, there are steps people can take to reduce potential harms.
Get new/sterile supplies
Supplies are available throughout Fraser Health communities and public health units.
Disposing of needles safely
If you find discarded needles, broken glass pipes or other sharp materials in a public place, take these steps to keep your community safe.
Preventing and responding to overdose
Become aware of how to prevent, recognize and respond to an overdose.
Naloxone is available in B.C. without a prescription. There are four main options for accessing naloxone in the Fraser Health region.
Sexual health resources and information on how to get tested.
Overdoses are occurring in all sectors of our communities, at all ages across all social statuses.