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What would Jesus do? Why communities of faith should support harm reduction
A century of suffering, overdose, and unimaginable grief – these are the outcomes of our current drug policies. The legacy of prohibition has left generations in mourning.
Doctors and health care professionals have an incredible potential for positive change at both an individual and societal level. The actions they take and endorse legitimize the evidence-based public health interventions that need to happen. And when they do, they will save lives.
The dehumanizing effects of stigma push people to the margins of our society where help and security are much harder to find.
From housing without waitlists to responsive services that come to the community instead of appointments, this is what community members in New Brunswick said must change.
“People using drugs have to wait until the system is ready for them.” Services and support should be ready when and where they are needed.
He had a huge heart and was always fighting for the underdog.
I speak out now because I do not want another family to have to live through the heartbreak that my family has had to live through. I miss Tyler everyday.