issues and experts
Overdose crisis announcement – Experts available
The B.C. and federal governments will make an important announcement this morning regarding the overdose crisis in B.C.
The following Simon Fraser University experts are available for interviews regarding the province’s overdose crisis and actions being announced to address it.
AVAILABLE SFU EXPERTS
KORA DEBECK, associate professor, public policy & research scientist with the BC Centre on Substance Use at Providence Health Care
Expertise: (See recent research on drug quality decline during the pandemic)
ALISSA GREER, assistant professor, criminology
Expertise: how the overdose crisis continues to be driven by ineffective drug laws and policies, drug law reform (decriminalization, safer supply)
MELISSA SHAW, SFU Communications & Marketing
236.880.3297 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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