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ILLICIT DRUG DEATH COUNT REMAINS HIGH IN B.C. DURING DUAL HEALTH EMERGENCIES

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(AGENPARL) – BRITISH COLUMBIA (CANADA), gio 24 settembre 2020 The BC Coroners Service has published updated reports on illicit drug toxicity deaths and fentanyl-detected drug deaths to the end of August 2020, with 147 illicit drug toxicity deaths reported in the month. The illicit drug toxicity death total represents a......
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NEW PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER TO HELP SLOW B.C.’S OVERDOSE CRISIS

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(AGENPARL) – BRITISH COLUMBIA (CANADA), mer 16 settembre 2020 To help stop overdoses and save lives, Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, has issued a public health order to increase the number of health professionals authorized to help people at risk for overdose access safer alternatives to the toxic street......
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POTENT DRUG SUPPLY DROP, NOT DOMESTIC DRUG POLICIES, LIKELY BEHIND 2018 OD DEATH DOWNTURN

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), mer 16 settembre 2020 IMAGE: The spike in overdose deaths in 2016-2017, and their return to the expected trajectory in 2018 coincide with availability and disappearance of the powerful drug carfentanil. view more  Credit: University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16, 2020 –......
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OPIOID OVERDOSE

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(AGENPARL) – BETHESDA (MARYLAND), mer 02 settembre 2020 1. Select item 23602 Opioid Overdose Date Published: 8/28/2020 Format: Text Annotation: This fact sheet provides information about opioid overdose, including risk factors for opioid overdose, emergency responses to opioid overdose, and prevention of opioid overdose. Type: Fact Sheet Fonte/Source: https://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/search/id:23602...
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MINISTER’S STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY

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(AGENPARL) – BRITISH COLUMBIA (CANADA), lun 31 agosto 2020 Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has issued the following statement on International Overdose Awareness Day, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020: “Today, we are coming together around the world to raise awareness of overdoses, help reduce the stigma around substance......
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FACTS AND MYTHS ABOUT OVERDOSE AND TAKE-HOME NALOXONE — EMCDDA PUBLISHES NEW RESOURCES

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(AGENPARL) – LISBON (PORTUGAL), lun 31 agosto 2020 Over the past five years, more than 40 000 people have died of a drug-related overdose in the European Union and the UK; around 80% of these being linked to the use of heroin or other opioids. Yet, with effective intervention, they......
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TOXIC SUPPLY CONTINUES TO CONTRIBUTE TO LOSS OF LIVES IN B.C.

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(AGENPARL) – BRITISH COLUMBIA (CANADA), mer 26 agosto 2020 The BC Coroners Service has published updated reports on illicit drug toxicity deaths and fentanyl-detected drug deaths to the end of July 2020, with 175 illicit drug toxicity deaths reported in July. This is the third consecutive month with more than 170......
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MINISTER’S STATEMENT ON BC CORONERS SERVICE REPORT ON ILLICIT DRUG TOXICITY DEATHS

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(AGENPARL) – BRITISH COLUMBIA (CANADA), mar 25 agosto 2020 Enhancing treatment and recovery Double the number of youth treatment beds: $36 million until 2023, for 123 new substance-use treatment and withdrawal management beds for youth (aged 12 to 24 years). Locations are being determined in consultation with regional health authorities......
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ILLICIT FENTANYL, STIMULANTS FOUND IN MAJORITY OF OVERDOSE DEATHS IN BC

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), lun 24 agosto 2020 Nonprescribed fentanyl and stimulants were the primary contributors to overdose mortality, while few people had prescribed opioids in their systems, according to new toxicology research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). “With health professional organizations introducing guidelines to reduce prescribing of opioids......
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NEW STUDY CALCULATES ALARMING LIFETIME RISK OF DEATH FROM FIREARMS AND DRUG OVERDOSES IN THE UNITED STATES

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), mer 19 agosto 2020 A new study appearing in The American Journal of Medicine, published by Elsevier, calculates the lifetime risk of death from firearms and drug overdoses in the United States. The lifetime risk of death from firearms is about one percent, meaning that approximately......

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