(THUNDER BAY, ON) – This morning was a busy morning for some police officers, firefighters and paramedics.
All three services responded to a residence near the corner of Machar and Cornwall for an overdose.
A female was using drugs and found not breathing. 911 was called.
Despite efforts by our team of first responders, the opioid epidemic has claimed yet another life in Thunder Bay.
The Thunder Bay Police Service forensics unit arrived on scene shortly after to deal with the deceased body and investigation.
If you can’t abstain from using drugs, please ensure you use the buddy system and always have a Narcan/Naloxone kit handy to revive anyone that may overdose.
Ask your pharmacist about how you can get s free Narcan/Naloxone kit today, it may save your life.
There is a way out of addiction, reach out to the Thunder Bay Counselling to start the process of rehabilitation at 684-1880. You can also speak to the staff at the Simpson Street Overdose Prevention Site about how you can start your journey to a sober life.