Renewed push to expand heroin-assisted treatment

 There is another push to expand Heroin-Assisted Treatment, this time at a symposium on today at Oppenheimer Park.

Prominent addictions researchers from Europe are in Vancouver today to talk about ways to combat the opioid crisis gripping the Downtown Eastside.

One way around that would be to ensure the supply of drugs is pure. Right now, the Crosstown Clinic is the only facility offering Heroin-Assisted Treatment, but Westfall says the results speak for themselves.

John Ackermann reports

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