Every year the prevention unit offers a series of addiction related training for “allied professionals”. Workshops offer education, skills and to help understand everything from historical and moralistic attitudes, cultural, psychological and social reasons for substance use.
Presentation and In-Services
Is your agency looking for addiction-related training?
Presentations and in-services for your agency can be designed specifically to your training needs. We tailor presentations for allied professional as well as information sessions for children, youth or adults. The Prevention Team aims to convey up to date information in a way that fosters a conversation to demystify substance use issues.
Contact us to discuss your training needs.
Consultation and capacity Building
Do you want to start a prevention initiative in your community?
As prevention consultants it is our job is to help you to develop addiction prevention programming in your community. We will work with you in your community to provide addiction related training, consultation, and capacity building. Collaborating and strengthening capacity so that an individual or group may identify and realize aspirations to satisfy needs and to change or cope.
Would you like to find some books, educational movies on addiction-related topics?
Allied professionals can borrow resources from the library to help them in their addiction prevention programming or initiatives. We are always open to guiding you through the library and consult you regarding your resource needs.
Information for Everyone
Are you looking for pamphlets, booklets and brochures that can inform you on a variety of topics related to substance use and addiction issues?
Information for everyone can be picked up at the Prevention office or they can be mailed to you.
6118 6th Avenue
Phone: 667-5777 or
toll free 1-800-661-0408 extension 5777.