The opioid crisis in America grew to record levels over the last decade, and Canada is also experiencing rising overdose rates throughout its provinces.
In Eugene, Oregon, overdose rates and heroin possession have risen while in a city like Montreal, Quebec, there have been minor effects from the opioid crisis. Alec Cowan speaks with doctors from both cities about how doctors are overtaxed and hope to solve the crisis.
The views presented in this story reflect the opinions of the doctors and not their employers.
Story reported and produced by Alec Cowan.