Opioid Overdose Prevention

Opioid Overdose Prevention

What You Need to Know

Illegal drug-related overdoses and deaths are a serious concern in the NWT and across Canada. We know that talking about addictions can be difficult. The stigma around addictions may lead people and their families to feel ashamed and to try and hide their problems. People with addictions or substance abuse problems need support and understanding.

If you or someone you love is struggling with addictions, we can help. See what services are available for you to choose from:

To learn more about addictions, please read the following:

To recognize the signs and symptoms of an overdose, see:

If you suspect an overdose call an ambulance or your local health centre.