Wednesday, March 26, 2014
General Population Surveys (CADUMS):According to data from the Canadian Alcohol and Drug Use Monitoring Survey, patterns of substance use that are associated with increased risks and harms have been decreasing in BC since 2008
Wednesday August 7, 2013
High Risk Populations: Alcohol and marijuana remain the most commonly used substances among street involved youth, street involved adults and adults who use drugs recreationally in Victoria. Since 2012, cocaine use has been increasing among street youth and recreational adults in Victoria. For street adults in Victoria, heroin and crystal meth use has been increasing in this group since 2012.
Friday July 5, 2013
Hospitalizations and Deaths:Medical conditions attributable to tobacco were the primary contributor to substance related hospitalizations and deaths in BC in 2011 followed by alcohol and tobacco.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Alcohol Consumption: There has been a small reduction in alcohol consumption across the province in 2011 with the exception of North Health Authority where there has been a very small increase.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
BC Crime Stats: On average, Northern BC and the Lower Mainland showed the highest rates of non-cannabis drug offences and property crime in BC between 2008 and 2010.
Wednesday, July 5, 2012
High Risk Populations: The prevalence of needle and crack pipe sharing is significantly higher in Victoria than Vancouver according to latest figures. Ecstasy use is highest within the club cohort, crack use is highest among the street involved adult cohort and marijuana is most prevalent among the street involved youth.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
CARBC Bulletin 8: Overdose Events in British Columbia: Trends in Substances Involved, Contexts and Responses