Our Projects

Health and Recovery Hub

By / October 1, 2019 / Comments Off on Health and Recovery Hub

We have made an application to Health Canada to develop a harm reduction and treatment hub through using a wrap-around approach to support people to engage in and stay in recovery. We will do this by co-locating a number of services including harm reduction supplies and education, treatment and clinical services, outreach and assessment and…

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Delaying and Preventing Harmful Substance Use among Youth

By / September 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Delaying and Preventing Harmful Substance Use among Youth

One of our top priorities is to develop a comprehensive substance use prevention program for youth. We have been looking at what Iceland has created to lead the world with their Planet Youth program. In the past 20 years they have reduced the use of alcohol, cannabis and tobacco by youth tremendously. We are considering…

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Increasing access to Harm Reduction and Outreach services

By / September 6, 2019 / Comments Off on Increasing access to Harm Reduction and Outreach services

Algoma Public Health have been working with partner agencies over the summer to increase the number of sites and number of hours that harm reduction supplies are available. They intend to have these new sites operating soon. Over the summer, the Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy, in partnership with Maamweysing and Batchewana First Nation, began conducting…

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