Recent figures suggest that nearly 4,000 Canadian dies from opioid overdoses – what do we need to do differently?

published on June 19, 2018 by The Lynda Steele Show in 980 CKNW

New government figures show that nearly 4000 Canadians died from apparent opioid overdoses last year, with men the most likely victims and fentanyl the clear culprit. ⅓ of those deaths were in BC. What does BC need to do differently?

Guest: Lindsey Richardson – Research Scientist with the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU)/Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of British Columbia

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