Community Substance Use Insights
The following community insights indicate the extent to which KFL&A communities have been impacted by substance use. It is updated monthly. Additional insights will be added over time.
A detailed Annual Surveillance Report is released each year.
Suspected opioid related deaths
Link to Interactive opioid tool for confirmed deaths
Notes about where this data comes from and its limitations
ED Visits for Substance Use
Overall number and rate of visits
Can we stratify by substance? Perhaps alcohol, opioids, methamphetamine, cannabis, cocaine, other? Positions us as not only interested in opioids and relays the bigger impacts of substances.
KFL&A, pharmacies, Street Health?
Consumption and Treatment Services Use
1. Site visits (total)
2. Unique clients served
3. Number of overdoses reversed on site