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Canada's Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines - Outlines best practices for setting drink limits and when not to drink alcohol. The brochure provides tips for safer drinking and defines a standard drink.

Centre For Addiction and Mental Health - CAMH provides comprehensive information and the latest research in the areas of mental health and addiction, but also care programs and services for those struggling with addiction.
1-800-463-6273, 416-535-8501

Drug Guide For Parents - This American resource provides information on a variety of drugs, including: street names; a description of the drug; how the drug is used; what teens have heard about the effects of the drug; and, the dangers; statistics and signs of abuse. This chart would be beneficial to parents wanting to know more about the most prevalent drugs.​

Parent Action on Drugs - PAD provides support and information services for parents concerned about youth substance abuse.
416-395-4970

York Region Community and Health Services - York Region Community and Health Services provides detailed information on substance use as well as street outreach services for adults and youth at no cost.
1-800-3615653, TTY 1-866-252-9933

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Addiction Services of York Region (ASYR) - ASYR provides ethno-cultural outreach treatment services for adults and youth with drug, alcohol and gambling issues. ASYR also provides community outreach programs, concurrent disorders and court diversion programs.
905-841-7007, 1-800-263-2288​ Free and Confidential

Caritas - Services for individuals with addiction, mental health, behavioural and family based issues. Services provided in English only.
416-748-9988, 1-800-201-8138 Cost for Service and Confidential

ConnexOntario Helplines - ​Provides information for individuals with drug, alcohol, mental illness or gambling issues. Helplines are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. Interpretation services are available upon request.
Drug and Alcohol Helpline​ 1-800-565-8603 Free and Confidential
Mental Health Helpline​ 1-866-531-2600 Free and Confidential
Problem Gambling Helpline​ 1-888-230-3505 Free and Confidential

Sunnybrook Family Navigation Project - Sunnybrook helps families navigate and locate appropriate addiction and mental health services for youth between the ages of 13-26 with serious substance and/or mental health issues.
1-800-380-9367 Free and Pay for Service Programs and Confidential

York Regional Police Drug Information - York Regional Police's Pinterest Page provides detailed information on a variety of drugs and their effects including: cocaine, club drugs, opioids, salvia, MDMA, synthetic cannabis, heroin, psilocybin, methamphetamine, bath salts and marijuana.

 

 

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