Webinar: Community overdose response planning

On April 24th,  the Opioid Resource Hub (PSSP/EENet) hosted a webinar on Community Overdose Response Planning. 

Watch the webinar recording and download the webinar slides.

A public health approach to community overdose response planning works to prevent overdose deaths, promote access to substance use services, and strengthen system responses to promote health equity.

Webinar objectives

  • Describe the key elements of a community overdose response plan
  • Introduce tools to assess a community’s current state and overdose response needs
  • Describe how to develop and implement a community overdose response plan

Webinar presenters

Bernie Pauly, RN, PhD
Dr. Bernie Pauly is an associate professor in the UVic School of Nursing and a scientist with the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research. She is lead author, along with Paul Hasselback and Dan Reist, on A Public Health Guide to Developing a Community Overdose Response Plan.

Paul Hasselback, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Dr. Paul Hasselback is the Medical Health Officer for Central Vancouver Island.