Peterborough’s opioid crisis is analyzed in this podcast by three community leaders & two residents with lived experience of opioids: Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Deputy Chief of Polic Tim Farquharson, City Councilor Kemi Akapo, Alex Bierk and Andrew. To get the full context of this panel discussion, listen to Peterborough’s Opioid Crisis, Part 2, after this podcast. During this podcast frequent reference is made to “market hall”: this refers to a town-hall style public meeting hosted by the City of Peterborough at Market Hall, a downtown performance facility on July 11. This podcast was recorded at Trent Radio, 92.7 FM, on July 18.
For a look at the impact of poverty, mental illness and addiction on a mid-sized U.S. city, watch this film: Seattle is Dying — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpAi70WWBlw