A potential scary scene at the Westmount Transit Terminal in Edmonton today. Earlier today, a woman in her mid 20’s was found at the Westmount terminal, and was suspected to have overdosed. AHS had later shown up and was taken to hospital. Police arrived on scene, and began to investigate this.
The overdose will join a list of many overdoses that has happened in Edmonton in 2017. In the first month of 2017 (Jan 1, 2017 to Jan 31, 2017), over 90% of EMS calls were regarding overdoses which was approximately 441 per 100,000 people says the government of Alberta statistics. In the long run opiods overdoses are becoming among more popular within the EMS problems. Between June or 2016 and 2017, over 6,000 naloxone kits have been dispensed.