City and province must do more to deal with opioid crisis, say Red Deer advocates

The Red Deer Advocate, August 31, 2018

They call for safe consumption site and drug treatment centre

Deborah Watson, whose two adult children have been struggling with drugs, doesn’t feel the city or the province are doing enough to deal with the opioid crisis. “It’s cheaper to treat (addicted people) than to house them in federal prisons,” said Watson, a member of the national group MomsStopTheHarm.

City and province must do more to deal with opioid crisis, say Red Deer advocates