Brittley James, a community wellness worker with the Kwakiutl District Council Health Office, demonstrates the use of a Naloxone kit on Friday. Photo by David Gordon Koch/Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Opioid crisis hitting First Nations people hard in Campbell River

Naxolone kits demonstrated for International Overdose Awareness Day

Community workers like Brittley James say that drug overdoses are out of control in Campbell River. And the crisis is especially bad in local First Nations communities.

James, a community wellness worker at Kwakiutl District Council Health, spoke to the Mirror about the opioid crisis on Friday, which was International Overdose Awareness Day.

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