The opioid crisis: past, present and future policy climate in Ontario, Canada

@inproceedings{Morin2017TheOC,
  title={The opioid crisis: past, present and future policy climate in Ontario, Canada},
  author={Kristen A. Morin and Joseph Karl Eibl and Alexandra M. Franklyn and D. C. B. Marsh},
  booktitle={Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Addressing opioid use disorder has become a priority in Ontario, Canada, because of its high economic, social and health burden. There continues to be stigma and criticism relating to opioid use disorder and treatment options. The result has been unsystematic, partial, reactive policies and programs developed based on divergent points of view. The aim of this manuscript is to describe how past and present understandings, narratives, ideologies and discourse of opioid use, have… CONTINUE READING
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