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Saskatchewan family calls for better addictions treatment during coronavirus pandemic

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overdose are calling for the provincial government to provide more assistance for people struggling with addictions during the novel coronavirus pandemic.Laurie and John Irvine’s son Jesse died on July 10.

Though they are awaiting the coroner’s confirmation, they have no doubt he died because of an overdose — caused, in part, because he couldn’t get help.“I know he was struggling through (the COVID-19 pandemic) with everything being closed,” John said.

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