Opioids are natural or synthetic substances used to reduce pain in clinical settings, but are also produced and consumed non-medically. Common opioids include oxycodone, hydromorphone and fentanyl. While they can be an effective part of pain management for some medically supervised patients, opioid-related harms such as addiction and overdose present a significant challenge for public health. This page contains documents and resources related to opioids.
PHO Grand Rounds: Understanding adverse childhood experiences in an Ontario context
This session will explore the results of the recent survey conducted at WDGPH and discuss next steps for action to prevent and mitigate the effects of ACEs in that community.