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“Drug overdoses may be linked to COVID-19 pandemic anxiety” – Belleville health unit

“Drug overdoses may be linked to COVID-19 pandemic anxiety” – Belleville health unit A spike in both serious and fatal drug overdoses over the last week in Belleville can’t be definitively pinned down for a precise cause but it may

“Coronavirus and addiction: For people in recovery, self-isolation can be harmful” — Global News

It’s important find new ways to connect during this time, to protect your recovery. “For someone struggling with addiction, fellowship is a big part of the recovery process. Unfortunately, since the coronavirus outbreak began and social distancing became the norm,

Frequently Asked Questions at CATC during COVID-19

Q: Are you open? A: Yes, all CATC clinics and pharmacies remain open as we offer essential medical care. Q: Do I have to come to clinic to be cared for? A: That depends on several factors. In some situations,

Clinic, naloxone helping city’s significant opioid problem, emergency doctor says

Clinic, naloxone helping city’s significant opioid problem, emergency doctor says “Peterborough Regional Health Centre has third highest rate of ER visits for opioid poisoning in new study” A report ranking Peterborough with the third-highest number of emergency department visits speaks

Hamilton music community hosts overdose training as opioid crisis grips city

Hamilton music community hosts overdose training as opioid crisis grips city Event is happening at This Ain’t Hollywood in downtown Hamilton tonight “Ace Piva knows the dangers of opioid addiction all too well. He’s seen it up close — both as

CATC partnering to improve lives of patients

CATC – partnering to improve lives of patients . Click the video or here to view.  

Recovery Day to bring awareness, support and hope

Recovery Day to bring awareness, support and hope Tara Edeh from the Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres and founder of Recovery Day, Annie McCullough shed light on Recovery Day dedicated to help out people coming out of any kind of addictions.

Toronto police issue safety alert after four suspected fentanyl deaths

  Toronto police issue safety alert after four suspected fentanyl deaths   Toronto police say there have been four deaths due to fentanyl and 20 incidents of fentanyl overdose since Thursday [within three days]. “Toronto police have issued a public

A highly successful treatment for opioid addiction. But stigma is holding it back.

A highly successful treatment for opioid addiction. But stigma is holding it back. “Medication-assisted treatment is often called the gold standard of addiction care. But much of the country has resisted it. If you ask Jordan Hansen why he changed

Coordinated Addiction Treatment and Overdose

Coordinated Addiction Treatment and Overdose What is the relationship between coordinated addiction treatment and overdose? According to the chief medical officer of British Columbia in Vancouver, when drug addiction treatment relies in a series of coordinated efforts, the likelihood of