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AMHO welcomes the provincial government’s commitment to consumption and treatment services [2018-10-22]

Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO) welcomes the provincial government’s commitment to consumption and treatment services.

“Our members want to be able to provide services and care that support Ontarians with substance use and mental health challenges to live a better life,” said Adrienne Spafford, AMHO’s CEO. “We’re very pleased to see the government is continuing this life-saving, evidence-based service that meets people where they are and connects them to the supports they need.”

Supervised consumption services have been proven to save lives. They have a successful track record of reducing public drug use, improving community safety, limiting the spread of infectious diseases and supporting people with substance use problems find the health and social services they need – including addiction treatment.

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Addictions and Mental Health Ontario, October 22, 2018