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Lethbridge saw record drug deaths in 1st quarter of 2022

Lethbridge drug-related deaths have surpassed the 100 mark since the SCS was shut down due to government defunding.

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Lethbridge 1st quarter EMS drug responses hits new record

Lethbridge EMS responded to the highest number of drug-related events during the 1st quarter of 2022 than in any other 1st quarter over the last 5 years.

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Lethbridge saw record drug deaths in 2021

And having one more year of data continues to confirm that as SCS usage drops, deaths increase.

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Lethbridge sees record EMS drug responses

Lethbridge EMS responded to the highest number of drug-related events last month than in any other February over the last 5 years.

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Record high EMS drug responses in Lethbridge

Lethbridge EMS responded to the highest number of drug-related events last month than in any other January over the last 5 years.

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Record number of drug responses for Lethbridge EMS in 2021

This was driven by the third quarter, which saw EMS responding to more opioid-related events than in any other third quarter since 2018. Actually, than any other quarter since 2018.

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My response to Mike Ellis on Alberta’s opioid deaths

The associate minister of addictions seems to think that the pandemic is to blame for Alberta’s record numbers of drug-related deaths.

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The Lethbridge SCS has been closed for a year

What a year’s worth of data tells us about how supervised consumption affects deaths and EMS. And was defunding the SCS the right choice?

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Drug-related deaths in public rising in Alberta

Deaths in private residences, however, are declining.

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Alberta sees record numbers of opioid-related EMS calls

Alberta’s EMS data for 2021 is nearly 50% higher than last year’s, and the year isn’t even over yet.