Sentences to ponder

“Vancouver is a city with a lot of harm-reduction tools in its tool box and, still, we’ve barely slowed the wave of overdoses,” Mr. Robertson said.

Mr. Robertson is Vancouver’s outgoing mayor. He reflected on his experience managing the city through the opioid crisis.

Number of times the article mentions recovery = 0

Number of times the article mentions treatment = 0

Here’s the thought they closed the article with.

“Vancouver’s lesson is that we need more harm reduction, not less.”

(This post, in no way, implies that the presence of harm reduction is the problem. However, the absence of treatment and recovery should trouble anyone who cares about the lives of addicts.)

 

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