12 Jun Looking for Solutions to the Opioid Crisis
2022 brings another startling number of opioid deaths in Canada. Niagara has one of the highest death rates in Ontario. Positive Living Niagara runs a program called Streetworks to connect with people are who are living rough. Talia Storm talks about helping people, including a safe drug supply and noloxone.
It’s important to note that opioids are everywhere and addiction and deaths affect people from all walks of life.
Here are some contacts if you or someone you know needs help.
- Mental Health and Addictions Access Line: 1-866-550-5205
- For youth go to Pathstone Mental Health or call Crisis Services 1-800-263-4944
- Positive Living Niagara: 905-984-8684