BC Centre on Substance Use
UBC experts on the 5-year anniversary of B.C.’s overdose public health emergency
B.C. declared its drug overdose crisis a public health emergency five years ago Wednesday. The crisis is ongoing, and UBC experts are available to comment.
Apr 13, 2021
UBC experts on overdose deaths in B.C.
B.C.’s Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe announced today that 2020 was the deadliest year on record for illicit drug overdoses in this province.
Feb 11, 2021
Cannabis could help alleviate depression and suicidality among people with PTSD
Cannabis may be helping Canadians cope with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new research suggests.
Nov 5, 2019