Sault Ste. Marie
I spotted my dad hanging out in a sketchy alley in my hometown. He didn't even recognize me when I introduced myself.
These smaller communities in Canada are seeing nearly twice as many opioid poisoning hospitalizations compared to major cities.
One woman known as “Mama Bear” spends her spare time trying to rescue young drug users from falling through the cracks
Photos from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, where an estimated five people overdose a day.
We meet Kylie, 20, who almost died from an overdose last year in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
“It’s going to be a lengthy battle, it’s not going to happen overnight.”
Meet Desiree Beck, who, until recently, was the sole harm reduction worker for a 50,000-square-kilometre area of northern Ontario.
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