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BCCSU Dec 5
Very important to note overdose incidents are NOT declining. 20,000+ calls to in 2019 to respond to an overdose, same as 2017/2018. First responders, incl PWUD, have done an incredible job preventing deaths but toxic drug supply is still poisoning people
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guyfelicella Dec 9
This is the progression of - THE HARDER THE ENFORCEMENT THE HARDER THE DRUGS!
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M. Bonn Dec 3
Guy & myself consulted w/Health Canada & CSC to talk about the in Prison. It was a typical round table, but filled w/Recovery advocates. But East & West Coast Voices demanded a & Services. Instant Connection, can’t wait for June my man!
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Vera LeFranc Dec 8
We tend to view the opioid crises through the lens of stigma and judgement. We need to humanize the victims of this crises. We also urgently need to and provide a
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Kim Sue, MD, PhD Dec 6
Black tar heroin use in San Diego associated with myonecrosis and 7 of the 9 patients have died. Ongoing cases of botulism associated with black tar continue. We need in the US now
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Andrea Sereda Dec 11
1 in every 73 deaths in Ontario in 2015 was due to an accidental overdose of a non-prescribed opioid (fentanyl)
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safesupplynow Dec 5
“The drug supply in our province is unpredictable and perilous, and the long-term impacts of drug toxicity can be severe.”
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Jess.M Dec 7
now. Not methadone and counselling...
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Dr Mark Tyndall Dec 5
So critical to point out that the main response to the overdose crisis has resulted in more overdose reversals in BC. Obviously an important outcome but the sad truth remains - the chance of buying deadly mystery drugs today is about the same as in 2016.
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Andrea Sereda Dec 6
Less people are dying, but just as many, if not more, people are narrowly avoiding death. We’ve just gotten better at bringing people back from the brink. What if we were were willing to intervene before someone stops breathing?
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Flora MD Dec 7
Two Albertans die every day of overdose. Today, it was a member of my family, for the second time this year. saves lives. Don’t tell us that methadone isn’t working . This is personal, and it is professional.
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Claire Bodkin Dec 10
now. before we lose a generation.
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guyfelicella Dec 7
The epidemic knows no age, race, gender, rich or poor this can impact anyone at anytime! We need all hands on deck in order to this everything from to recovery initiatives!
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Andrew Langdon 🏂 Dec 9
Replying to @MyHarmReduction
Sometimes I think this is why we are moving farther and farther away from the right solution to the opioid crisis of providing a Because too many people want to make it about legalizing all recreational drugs instead of addressing the most urgent problem.
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guyfelicella Dec 6
It's heartbreaking for myself to watch people I love and respect struggle with the contaminated supply! We can change this I believe this we all need to work together!
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Brockville ReaLeaf Dec 3
Brockville Area Opioid Users!! There's a batch of "down" around that is grey. I imagine that it's heavily cut with benzos. Just stay away-users are blacking out for 2 days, becoming very violent. in case you forgot we still desperately need that ...
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guyfelicella Dec 5
I was in the yesterday and it was hard seeing people I know struggling with the contaminated drug supply. People are desperate for and a safer alternative would bring that!
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Sheila Kathleen Jennings Dec 4
Is that person's vicious dehumanizing comment actionable as hate speech? Was anyone phone filming this (evidence)? Now is the time to make it clear that hate speech is part of the crisis. ❤️ to you for all you do.
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Nanky Rai Dec 9
Last week in a meeting said: "We are about to attend a memorial for a friend, a coworker who was fighting hard for programs & eventually wanting to be on one. And now they're dead" And I havent been able to stop thinking about those words and this reality
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Karen Ward Dec 5
the bendable snowmen are made of fentanyl?
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