JACS Toronto is an organization that provides resources and support to individuals struggling with substance use. They are dedicated to helping people in their recovery journey, as well as providing harm reduction services for those who may not yet be ready for treatment. One of the ways JACS Toronto supports overdose prevention is through its Overdose Prevention Program (OPP). This program provides a safe space where clients can access naloxone kits, learn how to recognize and respond to an overdose, receive peer-to-peer support from trained volunteers, and get connected with other community resources such as mental health or housing services.
The Overdose Prevention Program (OPP) also offers free training sessions on recognizing signs of opioid overdoses so that members of the public can help save lives if they come across someone experiencing one. The training includes information on administering naloxone safely and effectively; this medication can reverse opioid overdoses quickly when administered correctly by a bystander or healthcare professional before emergency medical personnel arrive at the scene. In addition, JACS Toronto works closely with local agencies like Toronto Public Health’s Take Home Naloxone program which distributes free kits throughout the city so more people have access to lifesaving medications in case of emergencies involving opioids like fentanyl or heroin.
Overall, JACS Toronto plays an important role in preventing fatal drug overdoses within our communities by providing education about recognizing symptoms , distributing Naxolene Kits , offering invaluable peer -to-peer supports programs & connecting individuals suffering from addiction issues with necessary social service providers . By doing all these things, JACS Toronto helps ensure everyone has access life saving medications & knowledge needed during times when it’s most needed.
Adult Outreach and Education
Bring it home – or to your shul, school, business, or organization. JACS Toronto offers, free of charge, adult, student, and youth outreach programs about mental health and addiction. These programs can be customized for your needs, or you can choose from a list of important current topics. For more information or to book an educational workshop, contact us at: (416)638-0350 or visit: jacstoronto.org
JACS Toronto is a safe, inclusive and non-judgmental space providing support, information and access to multiple services.
We have your back!
At JACS Toronto, we provide a range of services to help people impacted by Overdose. We offer one-on-one counselling, support groups, harm reduction supplies, mental health services and so much more.
Compassionate care for all
Our team is here to provide you with the support you need in a safe and non-judgmental environment. We recognize that everyone has their own story and we strive to provide individualized care for every person who walks through our doors.
Be part of the recovery journey
At JACS Toronto we believe in the power of recovery and are committed to helping individuals along their journey. With our wide range of programs and services we can help you or someone you love take back control of their lives.
For more info call (416)638-0350 or visit: jacstoronto.org