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Montreal to Open Opioid Consumption Sites

In response to the rising number of opioid overdoses, Health Canada has approved the opening of three opioid consumption sites in Montreal. Similar programs—which have on-site staff to provide sterile equipment, basic health care, and treatment referrals—have achieved positive results in other communities across Canada. Supervised consumption has resulted in a decline in overdose deaths, emergency department use, and hospital admissions because of opioid use.

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