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Opioid Treatment and Naloxone

Treatment for Opioid Dependency
 
Help is available for you and your family if you are a youth or adult and have concerns related to opioid use or want help to reduce the physical, mental and emotional withdrawal symptoms.
 
For example, methadone or Suboxone may be a medication-assisted treatment option. 
 
Please don’t hesitate to talk to your doctor or a mental health and addictions counsellor about the best options for you. 
 
To find a physician or counsellor: 
  • Call 811 and a Healthline nurse will provide you with a contact number.
  • Check out the BridgethegApp Service Directory at https://www.bridgethegapp.ca/
To learn more:
 
 
 
Take Home Naloxone Kits
  
Take Home Naloxone Kits are for individuals who are at risk of an opioid overdose and for their friends/family who might witness an overdose:
 
  • Call 911 right away if you think that someone is having an overdose.
  • Naloxone is a temporary medication that can save a life in the event of a fentanyl or other opioid overdose.
  • Naloxone Kits are free and instruction is provided.
Find a Naloxone Kit near you:
To learn more:

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Updated Oct 15, 2018