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Consumption and treatment service sites offer wraparound supports
10 July 2023

While consumption and treatment services may be known for ensuring safer drug usepractices and preventing overdose, it’s important to know that these sites also serve aspathways to treatment and wraparound…

People with Lived and Living Experience Capacity Building Workshop
6 July 2023

This workshop will help individuals to broaden mindsets regarding poverty, to help form relationships beyond comfort zones and learn what hidden rules and language barriers need to shift to help communities thrive. Kelly…

Consumption and Treatment Services save taxpayer money
4 July 2023

With the rate of opioid deaths in Barrie at about double the provincial average, research suggests that consumption and treatment services (CTS) in the community would help save lives and…

Consumption and Treatment Services benefit the community
26 June 2023

Harms related to opioids are on the rise across Ontario, with an increase in emergency room visits and hospitalizations due to overdose. Between January 2018 and September 2022, 1,499 emergency…

CMHA SCB celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day
21 June 2023

Every June 21, Canadians come together to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day, an opportunity to honour the rich cultures and contributions of Canada’s First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. There…

Harm reduction services benefit individuals and families
19 June 2023

Harm reduction is an evidence-based, client-centred approach that seeks to reduce the health and social harms associated with addiction and substance use. This approach encompasses programs, services and practices and…

Understanding consumption and treatment services
14 June 2023

Ontario is facing a significant climb in the harms related to opioids, with an increase in emergency room visits, hospitalizations and fatal overdoses. In the City of Barrie alone, deaths…

CMHA SCB celebrates Pride
1 June 2023

CMHA SCB joins individuals and organizations worldwide to celebrate the history, courage and diversity of Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex and asexual (2SLGBTQIA+) individuals for Pride Month in…

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