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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Traffickers See Dollar Signs

On January 25, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorised, With No Comments

I’ve said it time and time again… How much can you trust your drug dealer to keep your interests at heart?! “Staff Sgt. Mark Hatchett with the Calgary Police Service (CPS) Strategic Enforcement Unit, … said traffickers see dollar signs when they look at the deadly substance.”  Click here for…

Angus Reid Poll : 1 in 8 Canadians Affected by Opioid Addiction

On January 12, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorised, With No Comments

One in eight Canadian adults says a family member or close friend has become “dependent on or addicted” to opioids in the last five years, an Angus Reid poll released on Thursday says. Click here for the story

Neonatal Exposure to Drugs

On January 11, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorised, With No Comments

“In 2016-2017, about 1,850 babies were born after being exposed to addictive drugs taken during pregnancy by their mothers, a jump of 27 per cent from 2012-2013, data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information shows.”  In our battle against opioid addiction, at times it seems that our attention is…

Happy New Year from SWAT!

On January 11, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorised, With No Comments

Here’s to another year of substance abuse and addiction awareness and education! Our 2018 team has an influx of new people due to local government elections in our area.  We welcomed Councilors Amber Link and Scott Klassen, both from Wheatland County and Councilor Melanie Corbiell  from the Town of Strathmore.  Additionally, we…