Sudbury's Opioid Outreach During COVID-19

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Already a significant problem in Ontario, opioid deaths have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Northeastern Ontario Hub journalist Nick Dunne investigated the province's response to the epidemic and learned how the Sudbury Action Centre for Youth outreach team is trying to help drug users cope with their circumstances.
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