Ottawa Public Health is now handing out kits than can help reverse the effects of a drug overdose. It's controversial – some say the money should go towards rehabilitation programs, instead. But advocates of the kits say they can save lives. A CJTV feature interview for Centretown News.
Doctor shortages across the province aren't stopping some health centres from taking on more patients. The Centretown Community Health Centre recently opened its waiting list to residents without a doctor. A CJTV feature interview for Centretown News
Supportive housing combines care and services for people who need stability in their lives. It's an old concept, but a recent study suggests it might be the most cost-effective solution for the homeless. And some organizations in Centretown are ahead of the game. A CJTV feature interview for Centretown News.
There are many questions connected to the new casino proposed for Ottawa – among them, what the impact might be on the vulnerable. Public health workers are already worried. A CJTV feature interview for Centretown News.