Harm Reduction & Substance Use Supports
Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service
Available to anyone needing help with any kind of substance use issues. Free, multilingual telephone assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Phone: 604-660-9382 or 1-800-663-1441 (Toll-free)
Information for those who are worried about COVID-19 and use substances.
Information about COVID-19 and resources specifically for homeless and under housed people, including where to go for testing and referral to self-isolation spaces.
Burnaby Housing & Outreach Hub, based out of Progressive Housing Society, provides outreach services, referrals, practical assistance, advocacy, and life-skills coaching.
The Lifeguard app, when activated just before the user takes a dose, can connect people to emergency responders if an overdose does occur. It has been developed by the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), in partnership with regional health authorities and Lifeguard Digital Health and can be downloaded at both the App Store and Google Play.
Arabic harm reduction information and support is available from Menahra.
Information on preventing, recognizing, and responding to an overdose. Lists overdose prevention services and includes a guide to conversations about prevention.
The Mobile Health Van travels throughout various communities seven days a week and serves people who use drugs, sex workers and street-engaged populations in New Westminster, Burnaby, Tri-Cities, Maple Ridge and other communities upon request.
Information on preventing and recognizing an overdose, getting support for yourself, and helping others. Information in Punjabi, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese is here: