Please find attached, the Chiefs of Ontario (COO) and the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN) report, trends and patterns in opioid prescribing, access to treatment, and opioid-related toxicity among First Nations in Ontario up to the end of 2021.

COO and the ODPRN will continue monitoring and reporting these trends to help provide information to support culturally based holistic programs and services distinctly for First Nations people.

Below you will find the Annual Report and the Infographic:


For more information, please contact:

Bernadette deGonzague, Sr. Health Policy Analyst –


Sacha Bragg, Opioid Research Communications and Project Liaison –