In the second quarter of 2020, Lethbridge had the highest fentanyl death rate in the province and had doubled ER visits and EMS responses.
My posts about supervised consumption sites
Why the UCP shouldn’t defund Lethbridge’s SCS
A few points are getting missed in the government announcement about funding ARCHES and in the media coverage and attached public discourse.
Last month, the Alberta government released their Opioid Response Surveillance Report for the first quarter of 2020. Here’s a summary of how Lethbridge fares regarding the ongoing drug crisis.
My response to the SCS review
In March 2020, the Supervised Consumption Sites Review Committee released the results of their review. This is my response to that review.
My interview with Albertastan
Recently, Richard Gordon had me on his Albertastan podcast. We discuss supervised consumption sites and the salaries of staff in the premier’s office.
I don’t understand how opponents of the supervised consumption site can say there wasn’t enough consultation prior to the it opening.
Closing the SCS will worsen the situation. And then people will finally realize how much of a difference the SCS is actually making.
My response: “SCS a ‘house of horrors’”
People opposed to the supervised consumption site choose to perpetuate myths and falsehoods because their feelings are more important to them than the facts are.
The Lethbridge Herald is on a roll this month with all the roasts and letters they’re publishing from people opposed to the local supervised consumption site. I already addressed this week’s roasts, but I thought I’d take a stab at some of the letters.
Mythbusting anti-SCS roasts
People who oppose the Lethbridge supervised consumption site care more about ideology than they do facts.