CHCH Coverage of Hamilton’s Opioid Crisis

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Almost lost in the shuffle of City Hall scandals is that Hamilton’s opioid crisis worsened in February, CHCH ran a two-and-a-half minute report on Friday in which they reveal:

In the first few weeks of February, Hamilton had 61 opioid-related emergencies, more than any month since September 2017.

Dr. Elizabeth Richardson tells CHCH that Hamilton needs a second supervised injection site. This comes at a time in which Hamilton’s only injection site is facing an uncertain future and possible closure.

Watch the full story on the CHCH website:
https://www.chch.com/spike-in-the-number-of-opioid-overdoses-in-hamilton/

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