Tiny Township supportive of continued opioid treatment care

 By Derek Howard  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Tiny Township Mayor Dave Evans isn’t against the battle of opioid addiction and chronic pain treatment, but he does have a lens for what the municipality can and can’t accomplish. A piece of correspondence from the National Chronic Pain Society (NCPS) was brought to the recent Tiny committee of the whole, asking municipalities across the province to support ongoing OHIP coverage for chronic pain treatments and continued care through a request to agencies within the Ontario government. The matter was addressed by Deputy Mayor Sean Miskimins who urged support from his peers during the meeting. “This is a big issue facing all Canadians, people from different socioeconomic backgrounds,” said Miskimins, “and I believe we should be sending out a letter of support as our…

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