Opioids

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

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.

Last Updated: 25/11/2020