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Drug Overdose Prevention and Education Response Team

Drug Overdose Prevention and Education Response Team

Status:

Active

Schedule:

Monday to Sunday, 5-11 p.m.

Contact Details

& Service Area

For who:

Everyone at risk of overdose

Service Area:

SWCHC Service Area

SWCHC Service Area

SWCHC Service Area

Location(s):

Somerset West Community Health Centre, 30 Rosemount Ave., Carlington Community Health Centre, Centretown Community Health Centre

For more information:

Please contact Hana at hhaines@swchc.on.ca

Languages Offered:

English, French

About this Program

The Drug Overdose Prevention and Education (DOPE) Response team project provides evening outreach to isolated people who use drugs in the Centretown, Carlington, and Somerset West Community Health Centre neighbourhoods. This team connects directly with people in the community that are at risk of overdose, providing provide resources, peer support, overdose prevention, and more.


This team is primarily staffed by Community Workers, who are staff with lived or living experience of substance use and provide peer-based harm reduction supports and services.


This project is funded by the Substance Use and Addictions Program of Health Canada.