Apps & Tools

Explore these tools to help you manage substance use and know how to respond to an overdose.

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Lifeguard App is a life-saving app designed to combat the opioid epidemic. With permission and control by the person who is using drugs, in the event of an emergency, the application simultaneously alerts the in-house responder panel at a front desk and Emergency Responder dispatch services.

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Naloxone Training Site

This site will teach you how to tell when somebody is overdosing, and how to respond with your Take Home Naloxone kit.

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Stop Overdose BC

Recognizing the risks and signs of an overdose and knowing how to respond can save lives. Learn how and when to use naloxone, receive tips on talking honestly and openly with loved ones, and find supervised consumption and overdose prevention services in your community.

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Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service

For free, confidential information on substance use treatment options and resources all over BC. Multilingual telephone assistance is also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Here to Help BC

Explore strategies to help you take care of mental health and use substances in healthier ways, find the information you need to manage mental health and substance use problems, and learn how you can support a loved one.

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Quit Now

Quit now supports those looking to quit or find more information on smoking. Learn from experts and other smokers, get methods and medications that will help you quit, and find the right support for you.

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Toward the Heart

A resource for youth, created by youth, on overdoses and Naloxone. Featuring illustrations by youth artists.

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You and Substance Use

You and Substance Use is a resource to help you better understand your relationship with substances you use and ways to make changes, if you choose to.

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