Opioids are a family of drugs that are usually used to treat pain. Some commonly used opioids include: oxycodone (oxy), fentanyl, methadone, morphine, Percocet and heroin.
Opioids & You
- About Prescription Opioids (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)
Opioid use can be dangerous if used outside of medical supervision. The risks include addiction, withdrawal and overdose. The risk of overdose goes up when individuals:
Opioids & the Community
For Further Information
Call the Injury Prevention & Substance Misuse Program: (807) 625-5900 or toll-free 1-888-294-6630
For harm reduction services or information call the Superior Points Program: (807) 621-7862 or (807) 621-7861 or Toll-Free at 1 (888) 294-6630.