144 The Truth About Canada's Opioid Crisis—Part 2
Content warning: this episode includes mentions of Indigenous trauma, residential schools and the 60s scoop.
[ Part 2 of 3 ] Through the stories of four young Canadians from completely different walks of life—who all met the same devastating fate, we explore how Canada got itself into the mess that is the opioid crisis. In this episode, you'll hear the stories of Skye Crassweller and Morgan Goodridge.
Resources for those affected by the Opioid Crisis:
- Provincial Resources - Moms Stop the Harm
- Opioid Resources - Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
- About Opioids - Canada.ca
- SKYE CRASSWELLER (REPORT): Skye’s Legacy: A focus on belonging - Office of the Representative for Children and Youth
- MORGAN GOODRIDGE: After her son died of an overdose, this woman wants to fight opioid crisis with urgency of COVID-19, CBC Radio, 2020
- Overdose: Heartbreak and Hope in Canada's Opioid Crisis, by Benjamin Perrin
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Release schedule: Part 3 will be released to all September 12. For premium feed subscribers, it will be available ad-free September 7.
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