Tag Archives: Opioids

Ryerson University is the latest to welcome life-saving naloxone kits News,Politics

By: Joseph Amodio Ryerson University has become the latest institution to turn to Naloxone as a life saving tool to reverse the effect of fentanyl overdoses. The university announced on Wednesday they would make the kits accessible to students who work for Ryerson’s Equity Service Centres. Corey Scott, Ryerson’s equity and campaign organizer, said the

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Opioids spark emergency health meeting to address addiction News

By Sargon Jajjo Provincial and federal health ministers met in Ottawa on Friday urging government to react to the rising and fatal use of opioids in Canada. According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information, 13 people a day are hospitalized in Canada as a result of an opioid overdose. Federal Health Minister, Jane Phillpot has acknowledged

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