“We’re not giving accurate reflection of what life in recovery looks like. Substance abuse is going on in homes, work places,” and not just the Downtown Eastside, says Marshall Smith, senior adviser for recovery initiatives at the B.C. Centre on Substance Use. He was speaking on the CBC Radio, The Early Edition, June 17, 2017 (2:09), about the Life in Recovery from Addiction in Canada survey.

This reminded me of an article I wrote while taking my Master of Journalism at the University of British Columbia for the thunderbird.ca, “Stetson’s Struggle with Addiction: Affluent Addicts Fuel Street Drug Trade.”