Opioid Use, Related Harms, and Access to Treatment Among First Nations in Ontario

Annual Update, 2013-2021

The opioid overdose crisis has disproportionately impacted First Nations individuals in Ontario, Canada. Over the past several years, the Chiefs of Ontario (COO) and the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN) have been collaborating to study trends in opioid use and opioid-related poisoning among First Nations people in Ontario.

This report builds on the results reported in the initial 2021 report and examines the trends and patterns in opioid prescribing, access to treatment, and opioid-related toxicity among First Nations in Ontario up to the end of 2021.

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