Overdose, death, carfentanyl, fentanyl, morphine, prescription painkillers, naloxone, respiratory depression….What does it all mean?
Any drugs could be laced with fentanyl which can take many forms. Powder, liquid or pill.
YOU CAN’T SEE IT, SMELL, IT, OR TASTE IT.
Naloxone is a drug that can reverse an opioid overdose for 30 – 90 mins, in order to get the person to a hospital.
Take-home Naloxone kits and training are available for free and without a prescription for people at risk of overdose and their family and friends.
Get Naloxone from:
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (health card not required) by calling 705-721-7520
or visit a participating pharmacy.
For more information on Naloxone (how it works, how to use it) visit ontario.ca/page/get-naloxone-kits-free
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