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Safer Opioids for All

We advance patient safety by ensuring Fellows have the evidence-based information and education they require to provide high quality patient care within the scope of their practice.

Opioids in Canada: A Snapshot

Opioids in Canada: A Snapshot Opioids in Canada: A Snapshot

While prescription opioids are designed to help patients manage acute and chronic pain, in recent years there has been an increase in the harms associated with their misuse. Given the complexity of prescription drug abuse, particularly opioids at present, there is increased momentum toward comprehensive, collaborative responses from medical and other health professions, regulatory authorities, patient safety organizations, law enforcement and government at all levels.

What are we doing to combat Canada’s opioids crisis? Browse our educational resources on safer prescribing practices and information on our activities.

These resources will be regularly updated as new evidence and resource become available.

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