The Overdose Prevention and Education Network of Niagara (OPENN) consists of members from prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and enforcement agencies. OPENN members are working together to address increased substance use and raise awareness around the disturbing increase in opioid overdoses in Niagara.

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.

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

211 Call Centre:
Dial 211 or https://www.incommunities.ca/en/211-niagara/dial211/

It is vitally important to talk to our loved ones who we know or suspect are using substances about the importance of not using alone and having a naloxone kit available in case of overdose. Naloxone kits are available from many pharmacies or Positive Living Niagara at www.positivelivingniagara.com or 905-984-8684.

For more information contact:

Glen Walker, OPENN Chair
gwalker@positivelivingniagara.com or 905 985-8684

Click here to view: OPENN Spring 2021 Newsletter

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