Stanice Anderson was in that hopeless state of mind so many of us have felt, but it turns out her subconscious had other ideas. In this extraordinary story, Stanice describes her own overdose and what she learned from the paramedics when she was fortunate enough to hear them recount the ambulance ride.
Being able to prevent, recognize, and treat an overdose could save a life. This Overdose Survival Guide (PDF) by towardtheheart.com offers advice on preventing overdose, and information on how to help someone who has overdosed on either depressants or stimulants.
With the rise of opiate use and overdose deaths in recent years, fentanyl has become a familiar word in Canadian households. In Ontario, fentanyl now kills twice as many people as heroin. On Wednesday, statistics from the B.C. Coroner’s office showed that 371 people had overdosed in B.C. in the first half of 2016, and … Continued