Harm Reduction

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Follow the links below to learn about the stigma around substance use and how you can reduce this stigma.

Government of Canada: Stigma around Substance Use

Government of Canada: Changing How We Talk About Substance Use

 

To learn about the Good Samaritan Overdose Act, click the picture below.

Good Samaritan Act

 

Watch the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council’s video on the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act

 

 

Video on Safe Sharps Disposal

This video reviews the steps to safe disposal of found needles and other sharps.

 

Video on How to Make a Sharps Disposal Kit

This video reviews how to make your own sharps disposal kit and how to clean and disinfect tongs that will be used to dispose of sharps on multiple occasions.

 

Be Smart with Sharps Poster

Sharp Disposal Poster

 

Keep Your Community Safe Poster

Sharp Disposal Poster

 

Sharps Disposal Package for Community Partners

Best Practice to Support Safe Sharps Disposal

 

To Download the Public Health Safe Sharps Disposal Training PowerPoint, click below

Safe Handling Presentation

Housing

Family YMCA Housing Support Program 519-371-9230

648 2nd Ave East, Owen Sound

Safe N Sound Homelessness Initiative (Out of the Cold Initiative – 4:30pm-8:30am) 519-470-2222

310 8th Street East, Owen Sound

 

Meals

Safe N Sound Homelessness Initiative (Mon-Fri 11am -3pm) 519-470-2222

310 8th Street East, Owen Sound

Owen Sound Hunger and Relief Effort (Mon-Fri 5pm-6pm, Sat and Stats 11am-12pm) 519-376-3899

890 4th Ave East, Owen Sound

 

Addiction Services

ConnexOntario 1-866-531-2600

Withdrawal Management/RAAM Clinic (Rapid Access Addiction Medicine Clinic) 519-376-5666

G&B House 519-376-9495

Ontario Addiction Treatment Centre 519-371-0007

CMHA Grey Bruce Mental Health and Addiction Services 519-371-3642

Mental Health Crisis Line Grey Bruce 1-877-470-5200

 

Follow the link for a more detailed list of Where to Find Help in Grey Bruce: https://www.mhagb.ca/content/where-find-help-grey-bruce-area

 

Not sure where to call? Try 2-1-1.

 

Alcohol and Other Drugs

 

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