For many, the hardest part is reflecting on the future, and potential, that will never be realized.
I’m not your friend, though you think I am…
My hope is that one day we all realize that addiction is a coping mechanism to something much deeper going on and that for all of us to heal, we need to be on the same side in wanting us all to feel like we belong, we are safe and connected.
Survival Sex Trade Awareness
ndividuals working with them encounter while attempting to meet their needs and direct them to resources in the community.
The myth of “rock bottom” and waiting for the point that may never come
Never give up. If there is a breath in you, you have a chance to change your story.
Why communities of faith should support harm reduction
What would Jesus do? Why communities of faith should support harm reduction
Primary health care providers play an important role in the overdose crisis
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.
Words are a Powerful Weapon
The dehumanizing effects of stigma push people to the margins of our society where help and security are much harder to find.
New Brunswick: Recommendations for Change
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.
It starts with stigma: Summary of New Brunswick public health dialogue
“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.