'Turning the Titanic takes a long time' says mother of overdose victim after another deadly year

Chad Pawson CBC News · Dec 28, 2018

"You know turning the Titanic, it takes a long time," she said. "We can see the end game, but getting from here to there is going to be a long and difficult task."

In 2016, McBain along with two other mothers founded Moms Stop the Harm, to create a network for people whose loved ones have died from drug overdoses or who are struggling with substance use.

The organization now has 800 members and its chief aim is to push governments to provide safe drugs to users, so that they can avoid illicit drugs, which often contain deadly amounts of fentanyl.

'Turning the Titanic takes a long time' says mother of overdose victim after another deadly year