Frontline Workers Opioid Crisis Perceptions & Awareness
Understanding perceptions of the opioid crisis from frontline workers in Canada
Frontline workers are not expecting the opioid crisis to improve anytime soon – clear majorities of all three frontline-working cohorts are of the mind that deaths will increase or stay at current levels.
Those closest to the opioid crisis paint a startling picture of direness of the current situation and what they think the future holds. Naloxone is a key tool in overdose interventions and they’re clearly stating that more supply will be needed in the future.