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Opioid Use Support Information

Provided by: Pharmacy Association of Saskatchewan

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Service Description

Visit the website for information on Opioid Use, including:

  • What are opioids?
  • Appropriate opioid use
  • Opioid use disorder
  • Risk factors for opioid use disorder
  • Opioid overdose
  • Responding to an opioid overdose
  • Nalaxone (a medication used as an antidote to temporarily reverse an opioid overdose)
    • Accessing Naloxone:
      • Pharmacies: in Saskatchewan, naloxone is available without a prescription and may be purhcased from pharmacies. Click “PAS Naloxone Registry” to download a list of the pharmacies in the province that carry naloxone for patient access.
      • Government of Saskatchewan: Saskatchewan residents who are at risk of an opioid overdose and/or might witness an opioid overdose, such as friends and family of people who use opioids, are eligible for free training and a free Take Home Naloxone kit. Visit the Government of Saskatchewan website to locate a site that provides kits and training.
      • Federal Government: the Federal government funds free naloxone access for individuals with NIHB (non-insured health benefits for FIrst Nations and Inuit) coverage at community pharmacies. For the list of pharmacies that offer naloxone, download the PAS Naloxone Registry.
  • Harm reduction
  • Opioid agonist therapy
  • And further resources.

Fax: 306-352-6770

Business Line: 306-359-7277

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