New resources to help people with opioid use disorder
November 22, 2023Read more
BC clinicians have newly updated clinical guidance to help deliver care for people living with opioid use disorder. The updated provincial Guideline for the Clinical
Treating high-risk drinking, alcohol use disorder: new Canadian guideline
October 16, 2023Read more
The first-ever Canadian guideline for treating high-risk drinking and alcohol use disorder (AUD) has been published today in the CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Developed in partnership
New study finds medications to treat alcohol addiction underused
July 25, 2023Read more
Medications for alcohol use disorder are underutilized in British Columbia, despite their safety and effectiveness, according to a new study published today in the journal
New resource to help people with severe alcohol addiction
July 18, 2023Read more
New national guidance to help people with severe alcohol addiction has been published by the BC Centre on Substance Use in partnership with the Canadian
Prescribed safer supply dispensing machine can facilitate access, reduce overdose risk: Study
May 14, 2023Read more
Dispensing pharmaceutical-grade opioids through a biometric dispensing machine can be an effective low-barrier model for the delivery of prescribed safer supply, according to research published
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