Community Withdrawal Management: Health Care Working in Partnership with Timmins Police Service [2021-11-17]

This presentation will demonstrate how one community is battling the highest opioid overdose death rate per capita in the country by developing a unique partnership that is actively supporting clients while removing all barriers to support and services.

This presentation provides a look into the unique addiction medicine program that has medical professionals teaming up with outreach community safety officers to connect people with a substance use disorder to the appropriate services and supports that they require while assisting with medical withdrawal management either in home or in the hospital.


Jennifer Landers | Timmins District Hospital

Constable Leah Blanchette | Timmins Police Service