Drug Overdose Prevention and Education Response Team
Monday to Sunday, 5-11 p.m.
& Service Area
Everyone at risk of overdose
SWCHC Service Area
Somerset West Community Health Centre, 30 Rosemount Ave., Carlington Community Health Centre, Centretown Community Health Centre
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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.