Canada’s opioid crisis

Learn about opioids and the health risks.

Opioid awareness campaign

How the Government of Canada is responding to the opioid crisis

We are working with provinces, territories and other partners to take a collaborative approach to the crisis.

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Opioids and the opioid crisis – Get the facts

What is the opioid crisis? Quick stats on the opioid crisis. What are opioids exactly? How to respond to an overdose.

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The dangers of fentanyl

Fentanyl is a very potent opioid pain reliever and can be dangerous. Know the signs of a fentanyl or opioid overdose.

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Get help with problematic substance use

Are you or someone you care about struggling with problematic substance use? Help is available.

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Opioids – What are they?

Opioids relieve pain. Used properly they can often help. But problematic use can cause dependence, overdose and death.

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Naloxone – Save a life

Signs of an opioid overdose. How to use naloxone. Where to get naloxone.

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Stigma and drug use

Defining stigma and why it matters.

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Know More: Opioid public awareness

Initiative aimed to engage teens and young adults on the facts about opioids.

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Supervised consumption sites

Find requirements, guidance, locations.

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