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January 23, 2023
There has been an increase in overdose events in the community of Terrace. The reported substance is known as “down” in a variety of colours. The reported substance tested positive for both benzos and fentanyl and is causing overdose and heavy prolonged sedation.
January 16, 2023
There has been an increase in overdose events in the community of Prince George. The reported substance is known as “down” and is a light purple/lilac colour and found in powder/chunk form. The reported substance tested positive for both benzos and xylazine and is causing overdose and heavy sedation.
January 10, 2023
There has been an increase in overdose events in the community of Fort St John. Reported overdoses have been associated with a blue/green crystal substance that is circulating and sold as Meth. Overdoses are occurring when the substance is smoked. Substances move throughout our region and may be present in your community so please share this alert widely and use with caution following the harm reduction messages below.

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January 19, 2023
One of my favourite places in Northern BC is the Robson Valley. Over the last four years I’ve spent a great deal of time exploring the mountains, lakes, and trails around McBride and Valemount in both summer and winter. One of the perks to working in this beautiful region of British Columbia is that the mountains are in your backyard and essentially, they’re your playground!