Illicit drug overdose deaths, 2011 to 2016, British Columbia and Surrey
Stats in brief: 85-005-X201800154981
Findings from a new report indicate that those dying from preventable illicit drug overdoses in British Columbia are a diverse population. This group encompasses people that have no touch points with either the hospital, employment, social income assistance or justice systems in the years prior to fatal overdose. Yet at the opposite end of the spectrum, it also comprises individuals who have multiple touch points with at least one of these systems.
Main Product: Juristat Bulletin—Quick Fact