Overdose & Prevention

Drug overdose deaths can be prevented. Find support to link people to care before an overdose or to implement life-saving strategies and actions when an overdose occurred.

Overdose Prevention 
 

Squamish Overdose Prevention Site

 

A safe, warm, supervised space to use substances.

37930 Third Avenue, Squamish

4:00-10:00 pm 7 days/week

Squamish Overdose Prevention Site

 

Safe monitoring of substance use by individuals trained in overdose response (equipped with naloxone, oxygen, and AED)

  • Harm reduction Supplies and disposal

  • Information on safer consumption practices

  • Take-home naloxone kits/training

  • Referrals to health and addictions services

  • Condoms

  • Confidential testing of substances to detect fentanyl

Squamish Helping Hands

@ Under One Roof - 37871 Third Ave.  

Call: 604-390-3000

Offering harm reduction supplies, outreach workers, support & referrals to services. * No doctor referral needed

Lifeguard App

To help save more lives and ensure people who use drugs alone have access to the supports they need.

Be Safe App

Designed to prevent overdose death for anyone using drugs alone. Requires access to a smartphone and internet.

Addictions Access & Treatment
 

Vancouver Coastal Health

Opioid Agonist Treatment

 

Squamish, Whistler & Pemberton (OAT) Clinics provide prescribed medicine in a supervised clinical setting to treat people who have a problematic pattern of opioid use.  Services include clinical assessment, counselling, specialized treatment planning, aftercare, and follow-up.

* Access OAT through doctor referral OR VCH Intake. 

VCH Detox Referral Line

1 (866) 658-1221

Squamish/Whistler/Pemberton,

Open 9am-9pm, 7 days/week

VCH Prevention & Response

Rapid Access Addictions Centre (RAAC) - St. Paul’s Hospital

 

Specialized addiction medicine, nursing and social work support. 7 days/week.

Contact Information

See what is offered - RAAC Brochure

BC Ministry of Health & Addictions

 

Types of substance use, addiction and harm reduction resources. Learn more.​

Pathways Sea to Sky 

Addiction handouts and resources to help educate people on drug addiction and available treatments. 

First Nations Health Authority

Overdose Prevention & Harm Reduction

Resources to get informed, get help, support others, and treatment centers. ​

Take Home Naloxone Kits
and Training

Available at:

 

Whistler Community Services Society 

8000 Nesters Road 

* Naloxone training offered

 

Whistler Health Care Centre 

202-4380 Lorimer Road

 

Squamish Mental Health & Addictions 

38075 2nd Avenue 

 

Squamish Overdose Prevention Site

37930 Third Avenue

4:00-10:00 pm 7 days/week

Toward the Heart​

Providing harm reduction resources and Naloxone Training (15-25 minute online lesson on how to administer naloxone).

Inclusion of resources is not a recommendation or endorsement by the curators of this site.