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Staff are being trained on how to deal with opioid overdoses.
Attendees will be able to trade their naloxone kits for a nasal spray version.
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Rather than it being a liability for attendees to carry it, it's more of a liability for attendees not to.
The kits are part of the government's plans to tackle overdoses.
"It's really, really difficult to imagine," said one toxicologist.
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"It's such a small amount that it would take to overdose the dog — like two or three granules of sand."
As I did, you are likely to experience some eye rolls or even lack of eye contact when you're having the "talk" with your teens about this tough issue. But stay on course and keep a fact-filled conversation going. It's critical for the safety of our kids.
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In November alone, 128 people died from illicit drug use, an average of more than four a day.
B.C. has seen an explosion of fentanyl-related deaths over the past year.
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W-18 is 100-times stronger than fentanyl.
The drug is currently not illegal.
Over the five years I spent seeking treatment, my family and I encountered a seemingly endless series of obstacles -- from programs that couldn't accommodate me, to waiting lists that lasted much longer than my desire to get clean -- all of which combined to feel like the treatment system was designed for me to fail.
"More than 270 Albertans have died needlessly in fentanyl-related deaths."