“Addressing the Canadian Opioid Crisis in Calgary”

The Calgary opioid crisis has led to a rapid increase in deaths, economic challenges, and social consequences. A novel approach, the Canadian opioid abatement class action, aims to recoup costs and set a precedent. The introduction of naloxone has also been crucial in saving lives. However, these measures are not a panacea and must be combined with education and prevention efforts. Calgary’s response serves as a hopeful example of innovative mechanisms in combating the crisis.

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