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Knowledge Circle

Health Canada (HC)
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Helping people who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

National • English, French • Addictions

The COVID-19 pandemic is adding to the ongoing public health crisis related to high rates of opioid overdose and deaths, as well as acute substance use harms. These crises are made worse in communities where there is chronic overcrowding, including a shortage of housing or other shelters.


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