Sunshine Coast Announces FAQ on Fentanyl Abuse, Treatment and Rehab in Canada

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Sunshine Coast Health Centre is a leading drug rehab Centre, serving patients in Powell River, British Columbia. As part of its public outreach efforts, the Centre has released a "Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQ) document on Fentanyl.

Fentanyl Rehab / Treatment

Fentanyl Rehab / Treatment

Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in all of Canada, not to mention British Columbia and Alberta.

Sunshine Coast Health Centre, a top-rated drug rehabilitation treatment Centre in British Columbia, Canada, at, is proud to announce an "FAQ" or "Frequently Asked Questions" document on the drug Fentanyl, including misuse, treatment, and rehabilitation options. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opiate chemically similar to morphine and used in therapeutic environments to treat pain. Unfortunately, it is among the more common prescription drugs to be misused in Canada, including British Columbia and Alberta, due to increased illegal production and being mixed with other unregulated substances (e.g. heroin).

"Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in all of Canada, not to mention British Columbia and Alberta," explained Casey Jordan, Chief Marketing Officer. "By creating this specific FAQ document on Fentanyl we hope to educate the general public on its use characteristics as well as options for treatment and rehabilitation from Fentanyl addiction."

To access the FAQ on Fentanyl treatment and rehabilitation, visit Persons interested in learning more about drug abuse problems are referred to the Centre's popular drug and alcohol information guide at

Frequently Asked Questions about Fentanyl Abuse, Treatment, and Rehabilitation

People who are unaccustomed to Fentanyl or prescription drug abuse may have many questions. The document outlines some of the more common questions, such as:

  • What is Fentanyl?
  • Who uses Fentanyl?
  • Where does Fentanyl come from?
  • What Happens when Someone uses Fentanyl?
  • How does my Loved one or I Prevent a Fentanyl Overdose?
  • What do I do when a Fentanyl Overdose is Happening?

Other questions addressed include addiction treatment for Fentanyl and other Fentanyl rehabilitation options. Dependency on Fentanyl, like other forms of addiction, can be successfully treated. Sunshine Coast Health Centre uses a form of drug rehabilitation based on the methodology of Viktor Frankl, namely 'Meaning-Centered Therapy' or 'MCT'.

About Sunshine Coast Health Centre

Sunshine Coast Health Centre is a 36-bed drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility exclusively designed for men, officially opened on the 15th of March, 2014. The Centre has a philosophy of care that goes beyond just addiction to include personal transformation based on three key therapeutic principles: interpersonal relatedness, self definition (autonomy & competence), and intrinsic motivation. The Centre offers both drug rehabilitation and alcohol treatment near Vancouver, BC, but serving patients across Canada, particularly British Columbia and Alberta and cities such as Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer.


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