Staff education and resources for vulnerable populations.

Refer to the Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) for client and staff resources:

Opioid use disorder

If your population is assessed as at-risk for opioid use disorder, it is recommended that all staff need to be able to recognize signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose.

  • Opioid use disorder among older adults
  • Toward the Heart is part of the BC Centre for Disease Control. It provides a range of resources related to harm reduction, strategies to keep people safe and minimize death, disease and injury from high risk behaviour. It features, for example, information on staying safe, naloxone programs and training, preventing overdoses and resources in B.C. communities.