Harm Reduction & Naloxone resources at Brock & across Niagara!

On this page you can learn about what Harm Reduction is, and what Harm Reduction-focussed resources and services are available at Brock and throughout Niagara!

Where & how to get a Naloxone/Narcan kit

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Positive Living Niagara (PLN) is a non-for-profit organization based in St. Catharines, that works towards helping the community by providing resources and information to reduce risk of HIV and Hepatitis C.


Website: positivelivingniagara.com
Email:  info@positivelivingniagara.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/PLNiagara
Instagram: www.instagram.com/positivelivingniagara
Twitter: twitter.com/poslivngniagara

StreetWorks Harm Reduction Program is operated by Positive Living Niagara, and serves the Niagara Region. They offer safer substance use supplies, harm reduction information, community cleanups, peer programming, testing, narcan, and more!

Website: www.positivelivingniagara.com/community/reduce-your-risk/overdose-prevention-response

Email: claurie@positivelivingniagara.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/StreetWorksNiagara

Positive Living Niagara Mobile Delivery Van

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday 6PM-10:30PM

For delivery in: St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, Crystal Beach & Ridgeway

please call 905-328-6715

For delivery in: Welland, Port Colborne, Grimsby, Beamsville & Fonthill please call 905-380-2365

Supplies Available Include: 

  • Nasal and Injectable Narcan

  • Intravenous and Intramuscular Needles

  • Inhalation supplies

  • Sharps containers

  • Hygiene supplies

  • External and internal condoms

  • Dental dams

OPENN members provide a call to action for people in Niagara to help save lives and reduce unnecessary overdose deaths. Supports and services are available for anyone in need.

Website: www.211centralsouth.ca/openn | 211 Call Centre: Dial 211

A group of parents, family members and those in our community from the Niagara Region and beyond who have lost loved ones to, or are coping with substance use disorder. Any parent of a substance user or even if a substance user themselves, please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Website: www.namesniagara.ca 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/NAMESNiagara

Community Addiction Services of Niagara is committed to excellence and collaboration in the provision of a comprehensive client-centered community based service for individuals and families with addiction concerns. Services are free, professional and confidential.

Website: www.cason.ca

Phone number: 905-684-1183

Social media: @casoniagara

The Access Line is a program offered by Distress Centre Niagara. It is a free, 100% confidential telephone support service. Our team consists of highly trained staff and volunteers who provide front line 24/7 phone support and helps our callers connect to the appropriate mental health or addictions services across Niagara. We work with 16 mental health and addiction agencies.

 

Website: www.accesslineniagara.com  Mental Health and Addictions Access Line: 1-866-550-5205

Upcoming events!

  • Positive Living Niagara

    • Contact Claire​

    • Public Trainings

    • Training at The Hub (Brock)

  • Local pharmacies (may require identification)

  • Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre

OPIRG Brock Harm Reduction placement program with HLSC 4P40 in the focus on Public Health, and in partnership with Positive Living Niagara. 

Since 2018, OPIRG Brock has had the great privilege of working with faculty and students in the Public Health 4P40 course. Within this program, placement students have the opportunity to gain education in harm reduction, Naloxone/ narcan, and addiction services, as well as working on event & campaign planning, web & graphic design, policy development, campus advocacy, and parnership development. 

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Through this program we have seen amazing expansion of harm reduction options at Brock, and are continually working to expand this work in the semesters ahead!