Today in the Herald the new President of Doctors Nova Scotia John Finley answered a question about prescription drug abuse. Q: What are your thoughts on what appears to be the growing problem of prescription drug abuse. Are we doing enough to address this problem, and if not, what more could we do? A: As… Continue reading Doctors Keep Deflecting Responsibility In RX Drug Abuse Epidemic
Waiting for the health care system to change is not working. More and more people and communities are being devastated by this issue. As we can see in Ontario they are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on Methadone treatment. We have started down that path and have not fixed or addressed the problem at… Continue reading Prescription Narcotics – What the Minister needs to do – Mark Mander , Kentville Chief of Police
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On January 15th it will be 3 years since Chief Mander wrote the letter below . The aspect of diversion has still not been addressed and no doctors have been held accountable in the Annapolis Valley. We continue to fight it from a reactive approach with methadone and let the doctors write script after script… Continue reading Kentville Police Chief Calls For Action Almost 3 Years Ago !!!!