Stimulus Connect 15: Spotting

October 20, 2021

Join us for the launch of an educational animation about spotting—an overdose prevention method done by phone or video call. This new resource from CAPUD is available in both official languages and provides an step by step guide about spotting. Meet the team that created the animation and learn more about how spotting may help your community.


  1. Journal Article: A qualitative study on overdose response in the era of COVID-19 and beyond: how to spot someone so they never have to use alone, August 5, 2021
  2. Journal Article: Developing a digital health strategy for people who use drugs- Lessons from COVID-19, 2021
  3. Journal Article: A drug-related Good Samaritan Law and calling emergency medical services for drug overdoses in a Canadian setting, August 26, 2021
  4. Services that provide spotting services: BRAVENational Overdose Response Services (NORS)
  5. Infographic: How to remote spot someone who uses drugs
  6. Report: Grenfell Ministries Overdose Prevention Line Pilot Evaluation, 2020
  7. Blog: How we can help keep people who use drugs alive during COVID-19, August 4, 2020
  8. Media: Virtual ‘spotting’ could help keep drug users safe during COVID-19, U of T researchers say, April 16, 2021
  9. Media: Drug-User Groups Innovate to Reduce the Risks of Using While Isolated, May 18, 2020