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Like you, I never thought the opioid crisis would knock at my door (BCCSU, SPH)

My introduction to the opioid crisis began at a distance.

I watched the overdose death toll rise in British Columbia, which seemed to be the epicentre of the trouble, and then in other provinces.

Dr. Thomas Kerr from the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) put it starkly in an interview with the Globe and Mail earlier this year: “To continue to accept the rate of death that’s occurring now is, I think, immoral, and people will look back on us and judge us harshly for our inaction.”

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