Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Can staggering income-assistance cheques reduce overdose risk?

The Vancouver Sun published an op-ed by Lindsey Richardson, a UBC sociology and research scientist with the B.C. Centre on Substance Use.

“Research confirms what people have known for many years: that income-assistance payments…are associated with increases in drug and alcohol use and overdose risk,” she wrote.

Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/06/19/can-staggering-income-assistance-cheques-reduce-overdose-risk/

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