Here's a collection of our coverage of addiction-related issues, including Vancouver and B.C.'s opioid and overdose crisis, mental-health issues, various forms of addiction (including smoking, alcohol, sex, and gambling), harm reduction, treatment and therapies, and more.
For further coverage about mental-health issues, visit this webpage.
Last November, the Portland Hotel Society sent bike teams out to patrol Downtown Eastside alleys, responding to overdoses and distributing harm-reduction supplies. Now the program is expanding into Vancouver's West End.