Events · Video

W5’s Prescription for Tragedy – Annapolis Valley Nova Scotia

In recent years, the number of addictions and deaths resulting from prescription drugs in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley has grown to crisis proportions. Premiering this Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, W5’s “PRESCRIPTION FOR TRAGEDY” investigates the prescription pill epidemic in this Canadian community, the growing number of kids and adults using… Continue reading W5’s Prescription for Tragedy – Annapolis Valley Nova Scotia

Radio Interviews

Talbot House and Crosbie House choose another path to methadone treatment – CBC Radio

You can change your life with an addiction treatment program that works. It is not Malibu or a celebrity rehab centre. It is a comfortable and private place serving great food in a contemporary setting with medical care by experienced physicians and knowledgeable staff who understand addiction. What sets Crosbie apart is the contagious energy… Continue reading Talbot House and Crosbie House choose another path to methadone treatment – CBC Radio

Ideas to think about · Opinions

Rx Drug Epidemic Needs Collective Action – Leo Glavine , Liberal Health Critic

In March of 2011 I was asked by several Valley citizens to become involved with taking action on the prescription drug issue. There were parents, grandparents, sisters and brothers who had been impacted by the problem; one that had already claimed 14 lives in the Valley during 2010 alone. In addition it was destroying the… Continue reading Rx Drug Epidemic Needs Collective Action – Leo Glavine , Liberal Health Critic