Drug Strategy News

Posted On Monday, April 01, 2019

Check out two new videos which highlight the integrated work of the Drugs Strategy and the 'Working to Improve Neighbourhood Safety' (WINS) project out of Cambridge. Please share with others and let's work together to end stigma and support individuals in our community who are struggling with substance use.

WINS Project


Posted On Monday, March 18, 2019

The WRIDS welcomes all questions and commentary to the WRIDS twitter account (@DrugStrategyWR). To learn more about our Code of Conduct, refer to the attached document.


Posted On Monday, February 25, 2019

The public consultation sessions for Consumption and Treatment Services in Waterloo Region are now complete and the corresponding online survey is closed.
The consultant hired to complete this work (ICA: The Institute for Cultural Affairs) is preparing a report of the findings. This report will be available in April 2019.
Public Health thanks all consultation session participants and survey respondents for their input into this important work. To stay up to date on the...


Posted On Monday, January 21, 2019

Join us to learn more about Substance Use and Older Adults!
Date: March 21st, 2019
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Cambridge City Hall
Cost: Free!
See the invite for more details and to register.


Posted On Monday, January 14, 2019

Community Services Committee of Regional Council has endorsed community consultation on the following candidate locations for Consumption and Treatment Services:
150 Main Street, Cambridge
115 Water Street North, Kitchener
150 Duke Street West, Kitchener
105 Victoria Street North, Kitchener (vacant lot at corner of Weber and Victoria)
People who live or have businesses within 250m of an identified site will receive a letter in the mail inviting them to...


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