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Naloxone Kits Available for Free at Pharmacies or Public Health Units

Naloxone Kits Available for Free at Pharmacies or Public Health Units

  Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can stop or reverse an opioid overdose.  Within the scope of its national opioid overdose prevention and response strategy, the Québec government has implemented a program for free access to naloxone. An antidote to opioid overdose, naloxone is now available…

Youth and Opioids: What Do I Need to Know as a Parent?

Youth and Opioids: What Do I Need to Know as a Parent?

Did you know that…  87% of teenagers think their parents are credible sources of information about illegal drugs (Health Canada study)? As a parent, you can make a big difference as you are your child’s best defense against drug use. Here are some things to…

#YouAsked: “Where Can I Get a Naloxone Kit?”

#YouAsked: “Where Can I Get a Naloxone Kit?”

Within the scope of its national opioid overdose prevention and response strategy, the Québec government has implemented a program for free access to naloxone.  Also, as part of the program, the supplies necessary to administer naloxone are free. No prescription is needed. However, to obtain…