To further reduce the likelihood of an overdose, and offer people who use drugs an opportunity to better cope with their addiction, serious consideration should be given to managing the supply of drugs they consume.
The combination of different substances can produce reactions many times more severe than a drug used in isolation, making it hard to predict a drug overdose. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
The rate of illicit drug use and overdose in Canada is not slowing down. Overdose deaths and hospitalization from opioid poisoning are increasing at an alarming rate.
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