opioid addiction

‘We’ve been there before:’ National phone line launches to prevent overdose deaths

‘We’ve been there before:’ National phone line launches to prevent overdose deaths

 

The fate of Red Deer’s Overdose Prevention Site depends on the results of a provincial study that was done to determine the pros and cons of OPS and Supervised Consumption Sites in Alberta. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

‘A little love can go a long way,’ says a Red Deer opioid user who supports overdose prevention

The OPS means higher survival rates and less needle debris, he adds

 

Sarah Fleck, clinical manager at Red Deer’s Overdose Prevention Site, wants to help counter the misinformation circulating on social media. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Red Deer’s overdose prevention staff want to counter misinformation

There are no free drug giveaways, and needles do not leave the building

 

With drug consumption site approved in Red Deer’s Rail Lands, at least 2 businesses look to move

With drug consumption site approved in Red Deer’s Rail Lands, at least 2 businesses look to move

With the city moving ahead with a fenced-off supervised drug consumption site…

With drug consumption site approved in Red Deer’s Rail Lands, at least 2 businesses look to move

Complexities treating opioid addicted B.C. youth prompt new guidelines

VANCOUVER — New guidelines aimed at improving treatment for opioid-addicted young people…