Going mobile: supervised consumption in Grande Prairie
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 3:50PM MST
In 2017, deaths from accidental overdoses increased by 40 per cent in Alberta. As the opioid epidemic worsens, organizations from all over Alberta are applying to open their own supervised consumption sites: both mobile and stationary.
There are two main ways cities can address the creation of supervised consumption sites: stationary or mobile.
Regardless of the location, both organizations stress the importance of addressing the need in Alberta communities.