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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 shared a post.
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Peterborough Drug Strategy
Peterborough Drug Strategy
“Harm reduction and treatment work well together and are both a very necessary part of any effort to address the opioid overdose crisis. The way that people get into treatment, oftentimes, is through harm reduction programs through supervised consumption.”
Peterborough Drug Strategy
Peterborough Drug Strategy
The Association of Municipalities Ontario has released a report with 22 recommendations for addressing the opioid crisis in Ontario, which can be accessed here:

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