Surviving an overdose may depend where a person lives in Canada, advocate says

The day after one of his closest friends died alone in his bedroom from an opioid overdose, Brandon Bailey started sharing his cellphone number across social media.The recovered drug addict from Windsor, Ont., has a message for other users: If you’re going to use, call me.READ MORE: How lethal opioids devastated a small region of Ontario“I will come to you and make sure that you are safe,” Bailey wrote in a Facebook post.Bailey, who is also a member of the Windsor Overdose Prevention Society, said he’s been frustrated by a lack of overdose prevention services like safe consumption sites in the city, and he wants to ensure the overdose-reversing drug naloxone is within arms reach for anyone at risk.Since his November post on Facebook, he has also distributed his cellphone number on flyers.“We need to be doing something,” he said.WATCH: Health Minister says declaring a public health emergency wouldn’t help opioid crisis