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STREET HEALTH

Registered Name: STREET HEALTH COMMUNITY NURSING FOUNDATION

Business Number: 119200541RR0001

2019 Giving Tuesday 4 Overdose Prevention

Campaign Ended Dec. 4, 2019
Street Health is promoting awareness of overdose prevention
- 4 Ontarians die each day from opioid overdose
- Overdoses can be the result of poisoned street drugs, over-prescription of opioids and altered forms of drugs on the market 
- Dundas and Sherbourne Streets in Toronto is an epi-centre of emergency 911 calls related to drug overdoses
- Street Health's Overdoes Prevention Site (OPS) supports those who are homeless and those who lack secure housing
- This OPS has reverse more than 50 overdoses and offers essential healthcare supports
- the Ontario Government has cut all funding to this OPS and doesn't consider this site a necessary healthcare service
- Street Health's OPS continues to operate thanks to the compassion and donations of individuals and community groups
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