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Fraser Health opens two supervised consumption sites in Surrey
Fraser Health will open the first of two supervised consumption sites in Surrey this week with the second one opening next week.
June 6, 2017
Don't ring in the New Year with an overdose
Ahead of New Year’s Eve celebrations, Fraser Health reminds people who use drugs to exercise extreme caution when consuming substances, including drugs and alcohol.
December 30, 2016
New overdose prevention services open in high risk communities
Fraser Health is implementing temporary overdose prevention services in Langley, Abbotsford and Maple Ridge today, recognizing the need to act quickly to respond to the ongoing public health emergency and to respond to the negative impacts of cold weather on our vulnerable populations.
December 19, 2016
Fraser Health selects proposed sites for supervised consumption and increases addictions treatment
As part of our work to address a significant increase in overdoses across the region, Fraser Health announced two proposed sites for supervised consumption services in Surrey. 
December 6, 2016
An overdose will end your party. Plan to be safe this Halloween
Ahead of the season celebrating ghosts, goblins and costume parties, we are reminding people who use drugs, as well as their friends and families, to exercise caution when consuming substances, including drugs and alcohol.
October 27, 2016
WARNING: Lethal drugs continue to circulate in Fraser Health
Fraser Health continues to see overdoses in our emergency departments resulting from people who use illicit drugs, including opioids. At this time, we are warning people that all drugs may be contaminated with lethal substances.
July 28, 2016
International Overdose Awareness Day
International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event to raise awareness of overdose deaths and reduce the stigma of drug-related death.
August 31, 2015