Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) improves the health of British Columbians by seeking province-wide solutions to specialized health care needs in collaboration with BC health authorities and other partners.
BCCDC has developed a Take Home Naloxone (THN) Program to help save lives. This site http://towardtheheart.com/naloxone/ will help you learn more about THN programs and how the BC THN program can be part of your community .
Predictors of seeking emergency medical help during overdose events in a provincial naloxone distribution program: a retrospective analysis (2016) 6(6) e011224
Qualitative assessment of take-home-naloxone program participant and law enforcement interactions in British Columbia. Harm Reduction Journal (2016) 13:17
Implementation of a naloxone distribution program in an inpatient addiction service: A case study Canadian Journal of Addiction (2016) 7(1) 22-25
Implementing a provincial take home naloxone program: Quantitative and qualitative evidence from a cross-sectional study in British Columbia, Canada. CMAJ open (2014) 2(3) E153-161
Overdose Recognition and Response in the BC Take Home Naloxone Program Aug 2016 [pdf, 586 KB]
Overdose Recognition and Response: The BC Take Home Naloxone Program Evaluation Nov 2015 [pdf, 626 KB]
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