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Substance Use and Misuse at School

 

Teachers and school staff play a key role in educating students about substance use and misuse. Learn about resources that Halton Region recommends to help students prevent substance use and misuse.

Teachers and school staff play a key role in educating students about substance use and misuse. Providing curriculum supports, supportive social and physical environments and resources can provide students with knowledge and skills to make healthy choices and also help prevent substance use and misuse. Halton Region provides teachers/school staff with the following resources to help create a supportive environment and promote a healthy school.

If you find a broken link, please email schoolhealth@halton.ca.

Elementary

Elementary & secondary

Secondary

Elementary & secondary

Treatment and counselling

  • ADAPT (external link) (Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Prevention and Treatment)
    Assessment and treatment services for people with drug, alcohol and gambling concerns.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (external link)
    Support services for individuals with an alcohol addiction.
  • CAMH (external link) (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)
    Website that provides information and services to individuals, family or friends affected by drug and alcohol addictions.
  • Drug and Alcohol Helpline (external link) 1-800-565-8603
    24-hour help line providing information and referral for individuals seeking drug and alcohol treatment services.
  • Narcotics Anonymous (external link)
    Support services for people with substance addictions.
  • Halton Healthcare Mental Health Services
    Community-based psychiatric assessment, treatment, counselling and case management for clients and their family members.
  • ROCK (external link) (Reach Out Centre for Kids)
    Mental health centre for children that offers effective and innovative treatment and therapy, and prevention and early intervention for those having, or at risk of developing, mental health problems or mental illness.

Youth-friendly websites

Elementary & secondary

Elementary & secondary

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