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Wednesday, May 12, 2021-PM
May 12, 2021 at 1:15 p.m. PDT
Addressing the Overdose Crisis Together Through Treatment, Safe Supply, Harm Reduction and Decriminalization
Description: Faced with an ongoing overdose crisis in BC, local governments, public health experts, non-profit organizations, and people who use drugs are calling for the provision of a safer, regulated supply of opioids to replace the toxic, illegal and unpredictable street supply. The purpose of this session is to hear from Vancouver Coastal Health Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Patty Daly, drug policy expert Donald MacPherson, Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart and the Executive Director of Squamish Helping Hands Maureen Mackell about ongoing efforts to advance a safer supply of opioids. This session will explore public health approaches to substance use, and the unique roles that municipalities can play in drug policy reform.
Dr. Patty Daly, Vice-President Public Health and Chief Medical Health Officer, Vancouver Coastal Health
Donald MacPherson, Executive Director of the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition
Kennedy Stewart, Mayor of Vancouver
Maureen Mackell, Executive Director, Squamish Helping Hands/Under One Roof
Session Chair: Jenna Stoner, Second Vice President of the Lower Mainland LGA and Councillor at the District of Squamish