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Simcoe Muskoka Opioid Strategy

ALERT Oct. 18, 2018: Barrie Police are reporting that a dangerous strain of suspected Heroin and/or Cocaine has surfaced within the community. The substance is believed to have a purple colouring and is suspected to have been consumed in a recent sudden death and overdose.
ALERT Aug. 2, 2018: Highly dangerous “Purple Heroin" is present in Simcoe Muskoka and has been found to contain heroin, morphine, fentanyl and carfentanil. Carfentanil is deadly, even in small amounts. 

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​​​​Opioid usage is on the rise across Canada and within Ontario. The below are a list of links providing up to date statistics currently being collected by all levels of government. 
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Ontario Statistics
The Ontario government provides a comprehensive tool to search, graph and map opioid related statistics based on Age, Sex, Drug Type, Years and more. 

 
The Canadian government provides high level data for on opioid related deaths and the current trends.

 

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