Responding to Canada’s opioid crisis
Canada is facing a national opioid crisis. The growing number of overdoses and deaths caused by opioids, including fentanyl, is a public health emergency. This is a complex health and social issue that needs a response that is comprehensive, collaborative, compassionate and evidence-based.
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Federal approach on Canada's opioid crisis
Learn about our Public Health Emergency Response.
Results of the Survey on Opioid Awareness, November 2017
Results from Statistics Canada’s 2017 Survey on Opioid Awareness.
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