911 overdose calls break B.C. records, users ’going down everywhere’ - British Columbia - CBC News
Lubbers, who’s been using drugs for 12 years, says it “blew her mind” when half her usual dose of what she thought was heroin almost killed her.
“It’s crazy. It’s ridiculous. Everybody is dropping like flies,” said the 38-year-old regular on the Downtown Eastside.
Lubbers wants the government to do more to stem the crisis, saying she fears for her life, but can’t stop taking drugs.
“I don’t want to die. Not all of us junkies are out here to end our lives. Some of us are just sitting in purgatory waiting,” she said, adding she is trying to put her life back together.
"In the meantime we are just stuck addicted to something.
#fentanyl #héroïne #santé_publique (et l’urgence de la #légalisation)
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