Topic: overdose

Overdose Awareness Day 2020: August 31

International Overdose Awareness Day: August 31

Overdose Awareness Day 2020: Do a search on social media for #InternationalOverdoseAwarenessDay, and you’ll be greeted with endless pages of beautiful smiles and expressive eyes. Those faces were somebody’s sons and daughters. They’re mothers, fathers, siblings, best friends, employees. For those who are memorialized on overdose Awareness Social Media pages, time may be frozen, but Overdose Awareness Day 2020: August 31

Opioids: Everything You Need to Know

Everything You Need to Know About Opioids

Opioids: Everything You Need to Know. It is easy to see why the opioid epidemic is often found in the news headlines. More than a thousand people suffered from opioid-related deaths in Canada in just the first 3 months of 2018. In 2017, 11 lives were lost on average per day (per 100,000 people) due to opioid Opioids: Everything You Need to Know

Methamphetamine: A Canadian Crisis

Methamphetamine a Canadian Crisis

What You Need to Know About Methamphetamine The number of deaths by methamphetamine overdose has more than doubled since the crisis hit. With the lethal drug usage increasing drastically in Manitoba, it’s important to stay informed. Amphetamines Methamphetamine, which affects a user’s central nervous system, is a type of stimulant called an amphetamine. Amphetamines are Methamphetamine: A Canadian Crisis

How to Save Someone Who Overdoses

Save Someone Who Overdoses

How to Save Someone Who Overdoses: When someone you love overdoses, anxieties run high. Overdoses are characterized by unconsciousness, pale/blue skin, pinpoint pupils, slow pulse and difficulty breathing. Use These Simple Steps To Save Someone Who Overdoses Step one: Can you wake them? Try shouting their name, or using a sternal rub (running your knuckles How to Save Someone Who Overdoses

Symptoms of Cocaine Abuse

Symptoms of Cocaine Abuse

Symptoms of Cocaine Abuse: Though opioid addiction is mostly in the spotlight, the drug of the seventies and eighties, cocaine is still a problem for millions of people. Unwilling To Talk About The Problem Every proposition to open a dialogue about their suspected cocaine abuse is met with defensiveness. They do not want to talk Symptoms of Cocaine Abuse