Opioids & Naloxone

Opioid Treatment and Naloxone

Take Home Naloxone Kits

Take Home Naloxone Kits are for individuals who are at risk of an opioid overdose and for their friends/family who might witness an overdose:

  • Call 911 right away if you think that someone is having an overdose.
  • Naloxone is a temporary medication that can save a life in the event of a fentanyl or other opioid overdose.
  • Naloxone Kits are free and instruction is provided. 

 Find a Naloxone Kit near you:

To learn more:

Treatment for Opioid Dependency

Help is available for you and your family if you are a youth or adult and have concerns related to opioid use or want help to reduce the physical, mental and emotional withdrawal symptoms.

For example, methadone or Suboxone may be a medication-assisted treatment option. 

Please don’t hesitate to talk to your doctor or a mental health and addictions counsellor about the best options for you. 

To find a physician or counsellor: 

  • Call 811 and a Healthline nurse will provide you with a contact number.
  • Check out the BridgethegApp Service Directory at https://www.bridgethegapp.ca/

 To learn more:

Methadone Destigmatization”, video Canadian/Toronto Harm Reduction and CAMH

National Guideline for the Clinical Management of Opioid Use Disorder (CRISM 2018)

What to do if you find a needle (Adults)
What to do if you find a needle (Children)