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Public Health Agency of Canada
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Opioid-related harms in Canada Published:(June 2020) - Key Findings, Maps, Graphs and Technical notes

National • French, English • Addictions, Statistics

On June 17, 2020, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), in collaboration with the provinces, territories and Health Canada, released the latest national data on opioid-related harms in Canada. An accompanying brief report, that includes the EMS, hospitalization and mortality data, was also prepared which integrated the national harms data and described pathways a person may take from opioid overdose to contact with the health care system through emergency medical services and hospitals.

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