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Learn about substance use & addiction services, and access overdose prevention information & alerts. Discover how cannabis, tobacco & vaping use is controlled.

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Mental Health

If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health – you’re not alone. Learn how to access different support services and access helpful resources. Reach your local Mental Health Centre for community-based supports by calling 310-MHSU (6478)

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Substance Use

If you or someone you know is struggling with substance use – you’re not alone. Learn how to access different support services and access helpful resources. Reach your local Substance Use Centre for community-based supports by calling 310-MHSU (6478)

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November 12, 2021
TOXIC DRUGS

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November 12, 2021
TOXIC DRUGS

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November 12, 2021
TOXIC DRUGS

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Read the latest stories from the Substance Use

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Health & Wellness

Cheyenne Fath is a youth and peer outreach worker and lived experience educator in Penticton. Through her experiences, she knows first hand how…

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Health & Wellness

Community members who use drugs continue to die from an increasingly toxic and unregulated drug supply. Even occasional users can – and do –…

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Toxic Drugs

Please see the attached document to learn more about the look, contamination, and risk associated with the current drug alert.  View more Toxic…

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Research & Innovation

Addictions medicine lead Dr. Leslie Lappalainen, one of a group of health professionals that have put together the prescribing service. It’s…

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