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International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31, 2017


August 31, 2017 

Statement from MPP Michael Harris

Re. International Overdose Awareness Day

 As the call for Action on Opioids grows, our thoughts are with impacted families on this International Overdose Awareness Day.

  • One person dies every 10 hours from overdose in Ontario,
  • 20 people died of opioid overdoses between January and April 2017, in Waterloo Region alone

#OverdoseAwareness is key in continued steps toward directly addressing this crisis.




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