Halton Equitable Drug Strategy

Contact Information
E-Mail acoll-smith@cmhahrb.ca
Website www.haltondrugstrategy.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Haltondrugstrategy
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/haltondrugstrat
Primary Contact Angus Coll-Smith, Manager; Phone: (Cell) 905-691-5326; Fax: 905-876-1978; Email: acoll-smith@cmhahrb.ca
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A municipal drug strategy is a collaborative plan to improve the health, safety and well being of the residents of Halton by working together to reduce the harms associated with substance use.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Grants
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Visit website for the following: 
* Info- related to various substances and how to support a loved one 
* Help- listing of local Halton programs and services related to substance use 
* Overdose Reports 
* Stories Of Addiction & Recovery (SOAR) 
The key purpose of the Halton Equitable Drug Strategy is to:  
* prevent, reduce and eliminate the stigma and harms associated with substance use 
* reduce fragmentation 
* limit duplication of services 
* ensure well-informed community services and activities 
* improve access to community services 
HEDS is a collaboration of people with lived experience/ family members, as well as representatives from:  
* Halton Region 
* Halton Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Assessment, Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT) 
* Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) 
* Halton Regional Police Service 
* Peer Outreach Support Services and Education (POSSE) 
* Canadian Mental Health Association  
* the Halton Catholic and Halton District school boards 
* Support and Housing Halton 
* there may be opportunities for professionals and community members to get involved with the creation of the drug strategy through surveys, focus groups, community forums, or working groups 
* contact Angus Coll-Smith for further details
Hours Contact for information
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Check website
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Milton
Address & Map
245 Commercial St E, Suite 201
Milton, ON L9T 2J3
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Intersection Commercial St and Main St E
Physical Access Partially Accessible - requires assistance for wheelchairs * 5 stairs to lower level office
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Community Involvement Programs ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Substance Use Disorder Issues

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