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Alcohol

Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines provide adults, ages 25 to 65 who choose to drink alcohol, with information about ways to reduce risks and harms from alcohol.
Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines Brochure

Strategies for parents to prevent or delay alcohol and other drug use.
The Six Strategies

Cannabis

The Cannabis Act came into effect October 17, 2018. Learn more about the new rules and what is and is not legal in Ontario. Cannabis Legalization

Know the law. Know the facts. If you choose to use cannabis, help lower your potential risk. www.healthunit.com/cannabis

If you choose to use cannabis, Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines provide recommendations for reducing your risks. Canada’s Low-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines Brochure

Know how to talk with your teen. Information about cannabis with effective tools to help parents set the stage for a conversation about cannabis. Cannabis Talk Kit

OPIOIDS

Opioids are a family of medications used to treat severe pain. When used as prescribed, opioids are an effective medication, however they can also carry a greater risk of addiction. Middlesex-London Health Unit - Opioids

An Ontario Drug Policy Research Network and Health Debate project, The Opioid Chapters brings the stories of 11 people living on the front lines of a constantly shifting opioid landscape in Ontario. The Opioid Chapters

Safe Needle Disposal

Where to Dispose of Needles & Syringes

Safe Handling and Disposal of Sharps, including new video created by the City of London, Regional HIV/AIDS Connection and Middlesex-London Health Unit

MEntal Health and Addiction Crisis Services

For a list of crisis services see: CMHA Middlesex