Reducing substance-related harms in Bruce and Grey counties
As a collaborative of public service providers, businesses and community members, it is our mission to improve the health and wellbeing for individuals, families and communities in Bruce and Grey counties by reducing health and social harms associated with substances.
More than half of substance-related ER visits in Grey Bruce involve alcohol.
Grey Bruce Health Unit
Success is defined by the patient. It’s what the patient strives for. It might be harm reduction, like using clean needles”
Local healthcare provider
Substance related ER visit rates more than doubled between 2001 and 2015
Grey Bruce Public Health
Youth need to continue to have a voice in community decisions”
Local service provider
50% of cannabis users don’t think that cannabis use affects their driving. But studies show cannabis use can impair driving and is associated with an increased risk of collisions.
Canadian Cannabis Survey
Staying well is about reaching out. Finding that connection”
Client of CMHA Grey Bruce Mental Health and Addiction Services
Oct 5, 2020
Peer Advisory Council launches this fall!
The Community Drug & Alcohol Strategy’s Peer Advisory Council will meet for the first time in October. Council members will help shape programs and services in our community based on their experience with drugs and alcohol. For more information contact Alison Govier, email@example.com, 519-372-7880.
Oct 5, 2020
Drug Strategies Across Ontario Request Safe Supply Initiatives to Prevent Unnecessary Deaths From Overdose Poisoning
Please take a moment to read the letters to the federal and provincial health ministers and consider signing the petition. Change.org petition – http://chng.it/ygCVrMgK