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Context - September 30, 2020 - Opioids: Canada's Other Health Crisis
This week on Context- Canada’s other health crisis- the opioid epidemic amid the coronavirus pandemic. Since COVID-19 began, opioid use in Canada is at record levels and is continuing to rise. Many vulnerable people in our communities have not been able to reach the harm reduction services they rely on every day.
Today on the program- addiction medicine specialist and investigative coroner Dr.Kumar Gupta is here to discuss how physical is compounding the situation. Filmmaker Matthew Embry talks about his documentary Painkiller. Plus social work student Stewart Cameron explains why Jesus is the ultimate social worker.