Overdose Awareness

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health


The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health established in 1998, is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching and research hospital. CAMH offers information on everything mental health and addictions. One article focuses on Opioid Overdose, containing information on the risk of opioids, how to prevent overdose, signs of an over dose and what to do if you suspect someone is having one. Check out the website for more information.

Addictions & Mental Health Ontario – International Overdose Awareness Day

Addictions and Mental Health Ontario asks you to join them in recognizing the International Overdose Awareness Day. This event aims to spread awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma. The website offers more information about the day and offers several factsheets the describing the risks for different drugs.  Find the Fact Sheets here or on the website


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Updated December 4, 2018