Those left behind after opioid deaths share tales of loss


Gordon Omand, The Canadian Press, December 13, 2016

Janet Charlies, Sandra Tully, Rosalind Davis and Amy Graves talk about losing their loved ones to the opioid crisis. While their stories are vastly different, they show that we have to remove the stigma and blame and that overdose does not discriminate. Janet Charlie, whose son Tyler died after a Fentanyl overdose, compares using the opioid to playing "Russian roulette." Some have described the surge in fatal opioid overdoses as one of the worst drug-safety crises in Canadian history.

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Those left behind after opioid deaths share tales of loss