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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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

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

Grey Bruce Public Health

11% of Ontario students report using an opioid nonmedically.

Ontario Student Drug and Health Survey

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

latest resources

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

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