A member of the opioid family, fentanyl is one of the deadliest drugs. The smallest doses have the power to kill.
Anything a pregnant woman ingests can be passed onto the fetus, including drugs and alcohol. The addiction effects on the baby can be devastating, and so can withdrawal after the baby is born.
In spite of their addictive properties, opioid medications continue to be prescribed. In this article, we address the opioid addiction crisis in Canada.
Teenage addiction is a tragedy that can break apart families, destroy futures and take lives. The more we understand about teenage addiction, the better equipped we are to do something about it.