Fort St James RCMP has seen a recent increase in the number of calls for potential overdoses. Police and BC Emergency Health Services have responded to numerous overdoses, most notably attending two calls for service in one day at the same house, sadly resulting in one death.
It is important that if you, or someone you witness, may be overdosing to please call 9-1-1 immediately
Fort St James RCMP recommends drug-users follow these safety precautions:
- Do not use drugs alone
- Be careful as to how much you use
- Always ensure that you have a Narcan kit
- Be aware and watch out for one in another, if you are a user or family of a user
If you know anyone who may be selling illegal and harmful drugs in our community, please call police or Crime Stoppers.