Annonces

Nic

Usager d'opiacés depuis presque 30 ans, Nic est un fervent militant de la réduction des méfaits, des droits des usagers, ainsi que pour la fin de la prohibition et de la guerre aux drogues. Travail à temp plein comme pair aidant et agent de terrain chez Méta d'Âme. Travaille aussi occasionnellement chez Cactus Montréal. An opiate user for nearly 30 years, Nic is a fervent activist and advocate for harm reduction, user rights, the end of prohibition and of the war on drugs. Employed full time as an outreach worker and involved peer at Méta d'Âme, he also occasionally works at Cactus Montreal.

The opioid epidemic’s first corporate casualty may be a drugmaker that helped fuel the crisis

Source: The opioid epidemic’s first corporate casualty may be a drugmaker that helped fuel the crisis|the Star.com Sitting in a Boston courtroom in a dark, pinstriped suit, the former top sales executive at Insys Therapeutics Inc., Alec Burlakoff, listened as federal prosecutors read out crimes he and the company had allegedly ...

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Naloxone 101: Frontlines of the opioid crisis

Source: Naloxone 101: Frontlines of the opioid crisis|the Concordian Saving lives and breaking down stigmas with public education “I’m here today because there isn’t a very effective public education program,” said Richard Davy, a first-year social work student at McGill, after wrapping up the first in a series of naloxone ...

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After a deadly day in Windsor’s opioid crisis, front-line workers mourn one of their own – then soldier on

Source: After a deadly day in Windsor’s opioid crisis, front-line workers mourn one of their own – then soldier on|Globe & Mail Originally published November 16th, 2018 Within 24 hours, four men in Ontario’s auto capital died of suspected overdoses – including one of the support workers who helped some of ...

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