Juanita O’Reilly, Miramichi, NB

Juanita O’Reilly is the New Brunswick Regional Leader for Moms Stop the Harm. Juanita lost her son Tyler in 2014 to an accidental opioid overdose. She joined Moms Stop the Harm to advocate for drug policy reform and to end the stigma associated with substance use. By sharing Tyler’s story, she hopes people will understand the need for a compassionate and tolerant approach to addressing drug use and substance use disorders. Juanita lives in Miramichi, New Brunswick.