Street-smart guide to survival


Times Colonist’s coverage of our new Street Survival Guide. It’s great to see the Team getting the recognition they deserve!

Seventeen years of living on the street, struggling with a heroin addiction, have given David Small specialized survival knowledge. Now that he has a home and is free of drugs, Small welcomes an opportunity to pass on that information as a small repayment for the help he received in turning his life around.

Read the article: Street-smart guide to survival

Source: Times Colonist

Author: Judith Lavoie

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