Overdose Awareness Day

Overdose Awareness Day is an important time to remind Canadians about the dangers of illicit drug use, as well as provide resources for those who may be struggling, and the warning signs to look out for in someone who may be using.

  • Slurred speech
  • Hallucinations
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dry mouth
  • Trouble walking
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fainting
  • Trouble breathing
  • Decreased heart rate
  • Urine retention
  • Swollen arms and/or legs

Dr. Ali Ghahary is a Family Physician in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. http://www.alighahary.ca

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