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More than 760 overdoses reversed at Kitchener CTS, no deaths reported

Since the Consumption and Treatment Services site on Duke Street opened in October of 2019
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File photo of Kitchener's CTS on Duke St. Blair Adams/KitchenerToday

A total of 763 overdoses have been reversed at the Consumption and Treatment Services site in downtown Kitchener since the facility opened its doors.

That's according to data on the online CTS dashboard, which is current to May of 2022. 

It shows there have been more than 19,000 client visits since opening in 2019.

When it comes to Waterloo Region as a whole, there have been 626 overdose-related emergency calls so far this year, as of June 11. Naloxone was administered 94 times.

There have also been 29 suspected opioid-related overdose deaths reported as of June 22. That's five more since May 12.

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