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1 CN NS: Dangerous Side EffectsWed, 15 Jul 2015
Source:Cape Breton Post (CN NS) Author:Patterson, Elizabeth Area:Nova Scotia Lines:84 Added:07/15/2015

Isolation Keeps Drug Users From Seeking Medical Care

Cape Bretoners need to become more compassionate if a genuine effort to help drug users rejoin society and become healthy again is going to take place, says a sociologist who has been studying the impact that drug use has on people's lives.

With about one drug overdose daily and 600,000 needles being distributed to intravenous drug users every year, there's no denying that a drug culture exists in Cape Breton. And people can die from drug use. But according to sociologist Margaret Dechman, there's something even more sinister happening, with drug users becoming isolated into not seeking health care when they need it.

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