Community action team in Powell River stays active during opioid crisis

Powell River’s multi-agency community action team (CAT) is busy helping with support and education to provide assistance during the opioid crisis.

Kathryn Colby, manager of community development at Lift Community Services and CAT coordinator, outlined several initiatives being undertaken in the Powell River region to provide services to a wide range of people.

Colby said a task force is being created to look at helping people who respond to overdoses in the region because it has been identified as a “pretty serious gap.”

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