Dr. Brian Goldman travels to BC, and in the first of a two-part series tells the story of the men and women who are being largely overlooked in Canada’s opioid crisis:
In his youth, Dayton Wilson was a free spirit, an aspiring rap artist with a burgeoning talent at playing the electric guitar.
That all changed in August 2016, when a fentanyl overdose left him with brain damage.
“The death numbers are what’s reported and people, I think, get the impression that you have a drug overdose, you get naloxone and you survive. Or you do not get naloxone … and you die,” said Dr. Delbert Dorscheid, a critical care physician at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver.
Read the full story on CBC News.
Listen to the radio version here.