opioid addiction

The Opioid Crisis: What to Know and How to Prevent Overdose

The Opioid Crisis: What to Know and How to Prevent Overdose

In less than two years, more than 9,000 Canadians lost their lives because of opioids. To date, opioid overdose remains to be the leading cause of death for people who inject drugs. But since last year, some clinics began helping prevent opioid overdoses with a take-home program geared towards reversing overdoses for opioid users. While other organizations The Opioid Crisis: What to Know and How to Prevent Overdose