Lingering behind the vivid mental pictures of the horrific injuries and deaths firefighters witness, is a host of the ongoing fears.
Opinion piece by Bonnie Larson, Ginetta Salvalaggio, based in Alberta, and Claire Bodkin in Ontario are family physicians who care for people who use drugs. Their practice spans a continuum of care that includes evidence-based prevention, harm reduction and treatment interventions.
Originally published on The Globe and Mail.
On this week’s show: Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos lays out what Canadians should know heading into the holidays, with COVID-19 cases on the rise. Mental Health and Addictions Minister Carolyn Bennett weighs in on the push to decriminalize illicit drugs, as The House reports on Canada’s other health crisis — the rise in overdose deaths.
Originally published on CBC Radio
On August 31, 2021 MomsStopTheHarm (MSTH), Drug User Liberation Front (DULF), Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU) and other drug user groups across BC provided a clean and tested supply of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine to people who use drugs in BC.
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