Category Archives: Health

Campbell River’s Overdose Prevention Services Challenged

Campbell River Mirror, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Limited services for people who use drugs by smoking them in Campbell River is a serious challenge that needs to be addressed immediately, according to the community’s outgoing provider of overdose prevention services (OPS). 

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Kingcome Inlet Will Remain Isolated

By Zoë Ducklow, North Island Gazette. Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Dzawad’enuwx First Nation in Kingcome Inlet, a small community on the mainland across from northern Vancouver Island has been on lockdown since April 17 due to concerns about the novel coronavirus.

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Folk U Friday: How To Make Herbal Medicine In Your Kitchen

Originally Published on Cortes Radio.ca

Herbal medicine 101 – keeping it simple: how to make herbal medicine in your own kitchen with locally abundant and common plants

Yulia Kochubievsky, herbalist and founder of Made by Yulia (madebyyulia.ca) joined Manda Aufochs Gillespie for this week’s Folk U Talk Show. She was every bit as inspiring as she hoped to be and primarily discussed how even the shy and reluctant could begin to work with herbs. 

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