Opioids: What are They?
Information for Parents
Drug Free Kids Canada has created these guides to help parents and families to learn the facts to keep kids safe and understand the risks associated with substance use.
How can you tell if your child is using substances?
Let’s Talk Opioids Including Fentanyl: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Opioid Use by Youth
Drug Guide for Parents: Learn the Facts to Keep Your Kids Safe
Information for Youth
MyHealth.Alberta.ca – Opioids and Youth
This website has resources and tools for youth and their families to help raise awareness, educate, and reduce the stigma associated with opioid use.
Information for Educators
Northreach offers various presentations on various topics including sexual health, safer sex, HIV/HCV/STBBIs, gender and sexual diversity, and substances/substance use.
Western University Centre for School Mental Health
The Centre for School Mental Health at Western University and the Public Health Agency of Canada partnered to develop resources for school communities with the goal of preventing problematic substance use through positive youth development.
Information for Frontline Workers & Policy Makers
Canadian Substance Use Resource and Knowledge Exchange Centre (SURE)
SURE is a resource from the Canadian Public Health Association and it provides a curated series of tools and resources geared towards supporting you in implementing a public health approach to substance use in your community.