Guy Felicella

‘The same sadness and more lives lost’: Frontline workers reflect on 5 years of B.C.’s overdose crisis – BC

“It’s tough days,” Guy Felicella says as B.C. marks the fifth anniversary of declaring the overdose crisis a public health emergency. Felicella lived with addiction and found his way out and now works as a harm reduction advocate. He says it remains difficult to hear the monthly statistics… Read More »‘The same sadness and more lives lost’: Frontline workers reflect on 5 years of B.C.’s overdose crisis – BC

‘I’ve been brought back to life six times’: How a B.C. man escaped the Downtown Eastside alive

After back to back months of record illicit drug overdose deaths in B.C., a former user who escaped Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside alive after battling homelessness and addiction for decades is working to educate and inspire others with his recovery. Today, Guy Felicella has a home,… Read More »‘I’ve been brought back to life six times’: How a B.C. man escaped the Downtown Eastside alive

‘I’ve been brought back to life six times’: How a B.C. man escaped the DTES alive

After back to back months of record illicit drug overdose deaths in B.C., a former user who escaped Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) alive after battling homelessness and addiction for decades is working to educate and inspire others with his recovery. Today Guy Felicella has a… Read More »‘I’ve been brought back to life six times’: How a B.C. man escaped the DTES alive