Grow your Garden

02/28/2019 Raymond Viger 0

Suicide is the tragic conclusion of a long chain of events that shake us down to the very foundations of our being. Each of these events leaves their mark, a sign of wear and tear. By Raymond Viger  Recovering takes time. But more importantly, it […] See more

Street Fentanyl

02/25/2019 The Social Eyes 0

Fentanyl is a powerful opioid that can be fatal if used without medical supervision. It is 100 times more powerful than morphine, and can easily cause an overdose. When sold on the street it is odorless and colorless. It is often mixed with other substances […] See more

Supervised Injection Sites: Why Bother?

02/18/2019 Raymond Viger 0

Montreal has set up its first two supervised injection sites (SIS) for intravenous drug users. But some people ask, “Why bother?” By Raymond Viger  After all, we’re talking junkies here. If they want to kill themselves with drugs and pass their infections on to other […] See more

A Few Basic Facts (Part III)

02/04/2019 Raymond Viger 2

Let’s demystify the process. Here are a few basic facts: This is the usual, normal sequence of events: I.   The person first suffers a loss, be it real or symbolic. II.   Then, a period of depression follows. III.   The depression builds to a crisis point. […] See more