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Grey Nuns bridges gap for people with opioid addictions

September 06, 2018

Jan Deol wonders what happened to the other brother.

An emergency physician at Grey Nuns Community Hospital, Jan helped two brothers who were brought in by EMS for an accidental fentanyl overdose about a year ago. Because he had experience in the field of opioid use disorder (OUD), Jan was able to start them on Suboxone, a medication that counters opioids, and refer them to a treatment clinic. One brother never followed up, but the other did.

Read the full story on The Vital Beat.