opioid crisis

St. John Ambulance, Health Canada offering more Naloxone training

Apr 5, 2021 | 6:40am

St. John Ambulance has announced it is partnering with Health Canada to help reduce opioid-related deaths across the country. The new programs are aimed at providing more people with Naloxone kits, increasing the survival rate of someone overdosing. Spokesperson Kevin McGowan said these programs are desperately needed right now. “Obviously, the crisis has been coming […]

Regina friendship centre looking for approval to run safe consumption site

Dec 21, 2020 | 7:11am

A Regina friendship centre is hoping to host an in-house safe consumption site in the New Year, pending approval from the Ministry of Health. The Nēwo Yōtina Friendship Centre submitted documents Friday looking for exemption from the province to operate as an Urgent Public Health Need Site as soon as January. Executive Director Michael Parker […]