2021 Toxic Drug Overdose Deaths
April 12, 2022
British Columbia saw over 2,200 overdose deaths in 2021, an increase of over 26%. That means six people die on average each day in BC from a preventable drug overdose.
The Ambulance Paramedics of BC are on the front lines of this crisis, and see the impacts of these numbers every single day, and our hearts go out to all the families that are affected by these deaths