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Community Resources

Community Opioid Response Recommendations (PDF) 

The Community Opioid Response Recommendations provide an initial framework to support the community’s response to the opioid crisis.

Facilitator’s Guide (PDF) 

This guide contains ideas and a framework on how to facilitate a conversation around the video series, “Critical Condition – The Opioid Crisis in Grande Prairie”

Commonly Used Names for Illegal Drugs (PDF) 

Did you know many drugs have “code names”? Family, teachers, co-workers, and friends should know the commonly used names for illegal drugs. 

Get Help with an Addiction – Road Map in Grande Prairie (PDF)

We created this road map to guide you or someone you know who is struggling with an addiction and is not sure where to go for help. This road map is modeled after the Strathcona County Road Map

A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Opioid Use by Youth (PDF)

Fueled by drugs like heroin, fentany, and the use of prescription opioids, the opioid crisis in our country has impacted countless youth. Drug Free Kids Canada created this guide to help parents and families understand what opioids are and the risks associated with their use.

Who to Call List (PDF)

If you are looking for information on who to call in case of emergencies, non-emergent complaints, enforcement issues or for needle pick-up, check our this list specific to Grande Prairie

Street Survival Guide (PDF)

The Street Survival Guide is a quick guide to connect individuals experiencing homelessness in Grande Prairie to community resources. It covers everything from shelters and meals to mental health and counselling to legal resources and financial assistance and much more. If you need housing supports, you can also find information on our housing page. 

Download this version for a French translation (French Street Survival Guide updated Oct 2020).

Government of Canada Opioid Fact Sheets

Canada’s Opioid Crisis (PDF)
Opioids: What are They? (PDF)
Opioid Overdose: What to do (PDF)
Naloxone: Save a Life (PDF)
Problematic Opioid Use (PDF)
Stigma: Why Words Matter (PDF)
Talking to your Health Care Provider about Opioids (PDF)