International overdose awareness day

August 31st is international overdose awareness day, a global initiative that aims to address the opioid crisis and reduce the stigma of drug-related death. Nicole Martin spoke with a Hamilton woman who says she was saved several times, thanks to naloxone, and hopes more people in the community will pick up a free life-saving kit.

24-hour helpline if you’re about to use drugs: 1-888-853-8542

More information can be found here:

For resources on how to use a Naloxone Kit: