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Federal funding will help Guelph organizations address overdose crisis – Guelph
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Federal funding will help Guelph organizations address overdose crisis – Guelph

Five organizations in Guelph, Ont., will be sharing in $2.9 million in federal funding to enhance and expand addiction support services. The funding is in response to the ongoing opioid overdose crisis happening across Canada. Locally, it will be distributed as follows:Wyndham House Concurrent Specialized Youth Hub is receiving more than $1 million to expand their specialized youth hubMental Health Association Waterloo-Wellington will receive $149,000 for training and certifying peer support workers dealing with substance use concernsStonehenge Therapeutic Community Centre is getting $207,500 for the implementation of their peer-to-peer overdose response program, providing peer-led, low-barrier, urgent response to drug poisoningsHIV/AIDS Resources and Community Health will receive...