HIV/AIDS lecture series concludes with focus on harm reduction
March 12, 2016 | McGill Daily

On March 10 McGill University hosted the final event of Concordia University’s Community Lecture Series, “Ending HIV/AIDS.” The main speaker was M-J Milloy, an infectious disease epidemiologist and assistant professor at the University of British Columbia and Principal Investigat...

The quiet rise of crystal meth
March 04, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

Fentanyl and oxycodone may be getting the headlines, but the use of cheap and available speed is soaring, writes Andrea Woo Dean Foggin sits on the edge of his single bed, winter sunlight streaming through the window onto the white walls, his white robe, white slippers. It is his fifth time checking...

Ending HIV: A missing piece in the health-care debate
March 04, 2016 | Truthout

For the Republican presidential candidates, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been a sort of collective punching bag. Every single candidate wants a repeal of the health-care law, which was a stinging victory for President Obama and the Democrats. Donald Trump would replace it with something vague a...

100 times stronger than fentanyl: New peril looms for BC drug users in painkiller W-18
March 03, 2016 | The Province

Painkiller W-18, seized by police in Calgary, can be 100 times more powerful than fentanyl – and it’s expected to arrive here Drug experts fear BC won’t be ready to deal with the devastating impact of the powerful painkiller W-18 when it inevitably hits the streets here. Already, h...

BC braces for arrival of powerful painkiller W-18
March 02, 2016 | The Star Phoenix

Drug experts fear BC won’t be ready to deal with the devastating impact of the powerful painkiller W-18 when it inevitably hits the province’s streets. Already, health officials and first responders are scrambling in response to a surge in overdoses from the potent, synthetic opiate fent...
Copyright © 2021, BC Centre on Substance Use

400-1045 Howe St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2A9

E: [email protected] | T: (778) 945-7616 | F: (604) 428-5183

24/7 Addiction Clinician Support Line: (778) 945-7619

Online Addiction Medicine Diploma: [email protected].