Reducing Harms: Recognizing and Responding to Opioid Overdoses in Your Organization

Based on available data, the current opioid overdose situation in Ontario does not show any signs of slowing. Stigma related to substance use and mental health is a contributing factor to individuals not accessing the support or information they may need. This document provides infographics that can be posted in your organization as a way to broaden conversations about opioid related emergencies, and reduce the stigma related to opioid use. In addition, an opioid overdose prevention and response policy template is also included which can be tailored for the unique needs of your organization.