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Treatment on demand: B.C. mom raising awareness and funds for St. Paul’s addictions clinic (Dr. Seonaid Nolan)

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A B.C. woman is sharing the story of her daughter’s fatal overdose in the hope of raising money to support addictions treatment on demand.

Terry McLean’s 23-year-old daughter Brett died in October 2018 while she was on a waiting list for an inpatient treatment program.

Brett was prescribed medication for anxiety at a young age, which grew into an addiction to tranquilizers, McLean told Global News.

“It really provides and on-demand addictions treatment approach,” said Dr. Seonaid Nolan, head of Providence Healthcare’s Interdepartmental Division of Addiction.

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