Overdose patients at Vancouver hospital to get take-home opioid medication

published on February 7, 2019 in CBC News (BC)

John Boyd has been using opioids like fentanyl around Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside for about four years.

During that time he’s had some close calls and one serious overdose.

“You’re walking along and then, ‘bang.’ The next thing you’re looking at is ambulance drivers looking at you telling you you’ve overdosed,” said Boyd, 71…

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