Problematic drug use: videos
The problematic use of drugs, both legal and illegal, can have serious health risks. It can also damage families and relationships.
Learn more about the risks of opioids and hear the true stories of young Canadians and their families affected by problematic opioid use and opioid use disorder.
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Listen to Étienne's story about how his problematic prescription drug use took over his life, and how therapy helped him recover.
Listen to Marie-Louise's story about how one pill to help her sleep led to 6 years of a substance use disorder, and even jail. Also find out how she got help and recovered.
Discover Kristina's story. She is a registered practical nurse that specializes in drug treatment. Every day she sees people suffering the effects of opioid use disorder.
Listen to Karlee's story about substance use disorder, its negative effects on her life and how she recovered.
Hear Meagan's story about how her problematic prescription drug use quickly turned into an unshakeable substance use disorder. Also find out how she got treatment.
Discover Tom's story about his dependence on painkillers, how it took over his life and how treatment helped.
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