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Doctors Keep Deflecting Responsibility In RX Drug Abuse Epidemic

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

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Report & Recommendations of the Nova Scotia Mental Health and Addictions Strategy April 23rd 2012

Addictions Services What we heard: Currently, access to addictions services is voluntary, respecting the fact the individual must recognize a need for treatment. While this approach works for many people, it is difficult for family, friends and the community when the individual does not agree to treatment. More can be done to provide support and… Continue reading Report & Recommendations of the Nova Scotia Mental Health and Addictions Strategy April 23rd 2012