opioid crisis canada information sheet

Opioid 101

The opioid epidemic is not new in Canada, but as of late, it has brought light to the subject that many were not aware of. It has been estimated by Health Canada that since 2016, there have been more than 9,000 apparent opioid related deaths and in 2017, overdoses took approximately 11 lives per day. This does not count the many hospitalizations due to overdoses.

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