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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
“We’re not saying that alcohol shouldn’t be available, but that it should be available in a public health model.”
Peterborough Drug Strategy
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Summit event hears 19 people have died of opioid overdoses so far this year.
Peterborough Drug Strategy
Peterborough Drug Strategy
"'Can we completely recover? I do not know that,' Volkow said. But with the medications, "you're creating stability" in the brain, she said. And that helps recondition it to respond to everyday pleasures again."

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