Stopping the stigma is essential to stopping overdose. Trevor Botkin, executive director of HeroWork Victoria, joins the BC Lions Move the Chains podcast to share his personal story.
Talking to kids about substance use can be difficult. Travis Lulay says being there, asking questions and listening without judgement can go a long way in helping to keep youth safer.
We can all do our part to stop the stigma. Minister Sheila Malcolmson joins the BC Lions podcast Move the Chains to talk about how.
Stopping the stigma around addiction is something we can all help with. We need to remove the assumption that we know what addiction looks like, because it could be anyone.
When it comes to drug addiction, tough love doesn’t work. Empathy, understanding and sometimes just listening…that’s what really helps.
Someone experiencing addiction may be fearful of what others will think or say. This judgement can make it harder to reach out for help.