The Strategy

We consulted across Peterborough City & County, local experts, and international research to develop a plan to reduce the harm associated with alcohol and other drug use.

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Understanding Substance Use

There are many harms associated with substance use. Understanding the complexities can help improve the way we support individuals in our lives.

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Need Help?

A list of local resources and places to go for help related to substance use.

Peterborough Drug Strategy
Peterborough Drug Strategy
"Black and Indigenous people have been disproportionately burdened with the outcomes of a criminal record — reduced educational and employment opportunities, poorer housing prospects and travel restrictions — for engaging in an activity enjoyed by a significant proportion of the Canadian population."
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“Peterborough Public Health will soon be part of a new regional public health agency that will include Durham Region and serve 1.1 million people. [...] This new regional health agency would serve 1,160,800 people, with about 12 per cent of them in Peterborough city and county. [I]t's still unclear how many local representatives will sit on the board of this new public health agency.” #publichealth #regionalhealthagency #Peterboroughnews
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The city of Peterborough is hoping to keep a local focus on its worsening opioid crisis, even as the province prepares to merge its public health unit with several others.

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