Perspective: Surviving An Overdose

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.

Contributors to Renascent’s Blog share their stories of addiction and recovery and/or their professional expertise.

Overdose Survival Guide

Being able to prevent, recognize, and treat an overdose could save a life. This Overdose Survival Guide (PDF) by offers advice on preventing overdose, and information on how to help someone who has overdosed on either depressants or stimulants.


The Recovery Position from the Overdose Survival Guide

From’s Overdose Survival Guide

The staff at Renascent is passionate about helping people with substance addictions so they can reach their full recovery – with compassion, respect, empathy and understanding. Our staff includes our counsellors, all of whom have lived experience of addiction and recovery.