The Lifeguard Blog

As the impacts of the overdose crisis continue to worsen, empowering communities with the means to combat the overdose crisis has never been more important. The Lifeguard App, by Lifeguard Digital Health, has persisted as a driving force in protecting communities across the country from the effects ...

British Columbia continues to be at the forefront of treatment for street drug use, declaring the surge in overdoses related to it a public health emergency in 2016. Understanding that mental health issues and addiction are interlinked, and in an effort to de-stigmatize problematic illicit drug use,...

Anyone who takes prescription opioids can become addicted to them. In fact, 1 in 4 people who are prescribed opioids struggle with addiction. Once addicted, it can be hard to stop. Canada is the second-largest per capita consumer of opioids in the world. In 2018, almost......

Amid the opioid crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic, the use of digital apps has raised many questions. Technologies can play a significant part in any public health solution if they comply with privacy-preserving approaches to design, and work in alignment with existing privacy frameworks, law,......