The Canadian Press

2015-11-04 | Saskatchewan Fentanyl Overdose

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Saskatchewan is starting a pilot program aimed at helping reduce opioid overdoses before emergency help can arrive. A take-home kit with an antidote to opioids such as fentanyl, morphine, heroin, methadone or oxycodone is soon to be available at a pilot site in Saskatoon. Health Minister Dustin Duncan says that's where the biggest problem is right now. (Saskatchewan is actually lagging behind Alberta and British Columbia, which both distribute the take-home naloxone kits across their provinces.)

Date: 2015-11-04
Placeline: REGINA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << if we see that there is a need to roll this out in other parts of the province that we would we would consider that but it right now that's where our biggest area of concern isn't so that's it seems the appropriate places >>


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