America's overdose crisis keeps getting worse. Fentanyl isn’t the only drug to blame.
Deaths caused by the synthetic opioid doubled every year from 2013 to 2016, a new study found.
Former BC Health Minister Warns Ontario a New Opioid Disaster Is Coming
Something worse than fentanyl is making its way east, Terry Lake says.
Canada sees dramatic rise in methadone patients as the opioid crisis worsens
Data obtained by VICE News shows that some provinces have seen methadone prescriptions double in five years. Healthcare experts say decriminalization of all drugs is needed to curb overdose deaths.
Canadian cops published alleged coke dealer’s cell number after a spike in drug overdoses
Saskatoon police are urging anyone who bought cocaine from the alleged dealer to turn it in because it might be laced with fentanyl.
Meet the women fighting to save a small city from the opioid crisis
One woman known as “Mama Bear” spends her spare time trying to rescue young drug users from falling through the cracks
Sault Ste. Marie residents are mobilizing against the city’s opioid crisis
“It’s going to be a lengthy battle, it’s not going to happen overnight.”
Grief and resilience on the frontlines of the worsening opioid overdose crisis
Harm reduction workers in Canada cope with their own mental health issues as friends and coworkers die of overdoses
The DEA probably can’t arrest the Chinese drug kingpins it just indicted
Canada just adopted a law protecting people who report drug overdoses
The Good Samaritan law, which provides legal protection for those who call 911 to report an overdose, comes as Canada grapples with an overdose crisis
How an Indigenous Neighbourhood Patrol Is Fighting Overdoses in Winnipeg
Bear Clan Patrol began as a response to 15-year-old Tina Fontaine’s disappearance, and has since found new ways to serve a hurting community.
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Heroin Was Responsible for One in Four Overdose Deaths in 2015, Says CDC
Opioids—including prescription painkillers and fentanyl—also accounted for the overall majority of overdose deaths last year.
Lab Tests Confirm Carfentanil Has Tainted Metro Vancouver’s Street Drugs
The super-potent elephant tranquilizer has been suspected as the cause of a massive increase in overdose deaths beginning in November.