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.

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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

Youth need to continue to have a voice in community decisions”

Local service provider

Health is fundamental to the farm, if you lose your health you can’t do anything else.”

Grey County Farmer

Substance related ER visit rates more than doubled between 2001 and 2015

Grey Bruce Public Health

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


Jun 20, 2022

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.

latest resources

May 4, 2023

Grey County Committee Report- Community Drug & Alcohol Strategy Presentation Summary Report


August 29, 2022

Media Release: Overdose memorials planned by friends and families in Grey-Bruce


August 17, 2022

Poster – International Overdose Awareness Day 2022

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