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Fraser Health launches survey for drug users who use indoors, alone

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British Columbia’s largest health authority has launched an online survey for people who use drugs at home alone in an effort to learn what services are needed by those who may overdose.

Dr. Victoria Lee, Fraser Health’s chief medical health officer, says people risk their lives daily because they want to keep their illicit drug use hidden.

The anonymous survey covers topics such as how community services are currently used, barriers to accessing supports and how people could be better served.

Family members and friends of people dealing with addiction can also take the survey, which will be available until June 5.

According to the B.C. Coroners

 

This story was originally published on CBC News. To read the rest of this news worthy story, please visit http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/illicit-drug-users-survey-fraser-health-1.4664740?cmp=rss.

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