Wellstream in the News

March 13, 2024 – Unherd

Fatal overdoses, the majority from fentanyl, a highly-potent opioid, are now the leading cause of death for young people aged 10-18 in British Columbia.

October 24, 2023 – CBC: On the Coast with Gloria Macarenko

Having more informed and non-judgmental family discussions about drugs may save children’s lives.

August 31, 2023 – CBC News

A significant gap in early intervention remains.

June 30, 2023 – Vancouver is Awesome

Outdated substance use education has been found to rely on marketing and ideological approaches instead of evidence.

June 30, 2023 – CKNW The Mike Smyth Show

A discussion about the need for a coordinated approach to substance use education and intervention in schools.

December 5, 2022 – TIME Magazine

How to talk to your child about cannabis and make cannabis use safer.

July 7, 2022 –Vancouver Sun

Dr. Jenkins speaks to her philosophical approach to the legal cannabis store opening up beside UBC campus.

March 1, 2022 – CBC On the Coast

Latest findings from the COVID-19 impacts on mental health survey.

December 5, 2022 – TIME Magazine

The mental health impacts of necessary COVID-19 self-isolation measures.

December 6, 2019 – CBC White Coat, Black Art

The use of harm reduction with young people.

July 14, 2019 – Vancouver Sun

Teens’ openness to harm reduction measures vs. just stopping drugs.

May 30, 2019 – Georgia Straight

Research shows that young people need and want evidence-based, factual information substance use.

May 22, 2019 – Calgary Herald

More study is needed to understand the risks of cannabis for youth who “are more at risk for mental-health harms…”.

April 24, 2019 – ANI News

October 15, 2018 – Surrey Now

A few tips that could come in handy when it comes to having the talk.

October 9, 2018 – CTV News Winnipeg

The challenges with current messaging on cannabis.