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Category: Alcohol and Other Drugs

Below is a list of media releases sent out by the staff and programs at the Haldimand-Norfolk Unit.

  • Media Advisory – Media Kit for Harm Reduction May 2017

    Harm Reduction Harm reduction strategies focus on reducing the harmful consequences of drug use and other risky behaviours that effect a person’s health. Harm reduction strategies recognize the difficulties associated with drug addiction and that avoiding drugs may not be realistic for everyone. These strategies are community-based, user-driven, non-judgmental, and address the way individuals may […]

  • Rethink Your Drinking: HNHU Launches New Alcohol Awareness Campaign

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15th, 2016 Rethink Your Drinking: HNHU Launches New Alcohol Awareness Campaign Simcoe, ON — Over 50 per cent of people in Haldimand and Norfolk drink alcohol above recommended limits. Drinking too much, too often can lead to many unwanted consequences. Even low levels of alcohol can have a significant impact on […]

  • HNHU Launches Campaign to Bring Awareness to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    SIMCOE, SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Month. FASDs are a group of conditions caused by drinking during pregnancy. One in every 100 babies born in Canada is affected by FASD. These conditions can vary, and include physical problems and problems with behaviour and learning, including difficulties with memory, hyperactivity […]