There are 1.9 deaths per day in Alberta from opioid overdoses

In 2011, 6 people in Alberta died from a fentanyl related overdose.

In 2017, 562 people in Alberta died from a fentanyl related overdose.

These are not numbers... these are people.

In 2016, RED DEER had the HIGHEST RATES of fentanyl and other opioid related overdose deaths in the PROVINCE.

In 2017, that rate continued to increase. 

Learn more about the Opioid Crisis:

For information from the Government of Alberta including:

  • Opioid Reports 

  • Opioid Emergency Response Commission

  • Overdose and Naloxone

CLICK HERE.

For information from

Health Canada on:

  • Opioid Crisis

  • Stigma

  • Data, surveillance and research

CLICK HERE.

For information about Opioids, including fentanyl,

CLICK HERE

For information from Alberta Health Services on

Opioid overdoses

and Naloxone,

CLICK HERE.

CONTACT >

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F: 403-346-2352

E: scsc@turningpoint-ca.org

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