Addressing the opioid crisis in Castlegar - Decriminalization is key

Decriminalization is key to providing proper support for people who use drugs, a conference heard. Leslie McBain lost her son to an accidental opioid overdose when he was 25 and now advocates for harm reduction changes to drug policies at all levels of government with Moms Stop the Harm. She was the evening keynote speaker at the conference to address the fentanyl and opioid crisis in Castlegar on Thursday.

Addressing the opioid crisis in Castlegar -  Decriminalization is key