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“I Am Tired of this Life, I Want to Die.”

Chapter One.

Ellen Leary, a young woman, known to the frequenters of the first ward as Willie Summers, committed suicide by taking morphine early in the morning of October 25, 1881. 1,301 more words

Austin History

B.C.'s chief health officer says 43 people overdosed on fentanyl in July 2016

B.C.’s Chief Medical Officer is speaking out today about B.C.’s opioid crisis, saying more than 40 people overdosed on fentanyl in the Fraser Valley last July. 219 more words

Health

Possible drug overdoses send six to Prince Albert, Sask. hospital

A man is facing charges of criminal negligence causing harm after six people were taken to a Prince Albert, Sask., hospital due to possible drug overdoses. 191 more words

Crime

Suboxone: the go-to treatment for opioid addiction is saving lives

As fenatnyl continues to claim lives, B.C. has shifted away from the use of methadone as the primary opioid treatment and towards a drug called suboxone. 435 more words

Health

Police: Suspect Sought In Roseville Drug Overdose Death

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) – Authorities in Roseville are asking for the public’s help to find a man wanted for two counts of third-degree murder.

Victor Wayne Lynch was charged with murder in the drug overdose death of Trina Maurstad, a 20-year-old woman from White Bear Lake, last October at a Roseville hotel. 313 more words

News

Fentanyl, the killer

Here’s what you need to know about fentanyl and how to avoid being killed by it.

There’s a vicious killer stalking our streets and he wears a variety of disguises.

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Barrie, Ont. man revived by paramedics after suspected fentanyl overdose: police

BARRIE, Ont. – Police say a man is in hospital following a suspected fentanyl overdose in a Barrie, Ont., home.

They say they man was found after officers responded to a call with an ambulance on Tuesday morning. 104 more words

Canada