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.
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
In Canada, there are more hospitalizations caused by alcohol than heart attacks.
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Staying well is about reaching out. Finding that connection”
Client of CMHA Grey Bruce Mental Health and Addiction Services
There is a lack of identity and history. There is a need for a connection, a human need for love and belonging and if it’s not there, our people may turn to something else”
Local service provider
Health is fundamental to the farm, if you lose your health you can’t do anything else.”
Grey County Farmer
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
Resources to support the engagement of People With Lived Experience
Looking to engage people with lived experience of substance use and addiction in service planning? Here are some resources to help get you started.
How to Involve People Who Use Drugs. Click HERE.
Peer Positive Toolbook. Click HERE.
Harm Reduction Fundamentals: A toolkit for service providers. Click HERE.
August 29, 2022
Media Release: Overdose memorials planned by friends and families in Grey-Bruce
August 17, 2022
Poster – International Overdose Awareness Day 2022
August 11, 2022
Harm Reduction Overdose Prevention and Naloxone
Grey Bruce Health Unit