JACS Toronto is an organization that helps support victims of overdose in Whitby, Ontario. This organization has been providing vital services to the community since its founding in 2015. JACS Toronto provides a safe and supportive environment for those struggling with addiction and mental health issues, as well as their families. They offer a variety of programs such as peer-support groups, relapse prevention workshops, education about substance use disorder (including naloxone training), harm reduction supplies distribution and counselling services to help individuals affected by drug misuse or overdose.
The goal of JACS Toronto is to reduce the number of overdoses occurring within Whitby, Ontario’s population while increasing access to effective treatment options for those who need it most. To do this they provide comprehensive information on how drugs affect people physically and emotionally; teach people how best manage cravings; provide resources regarding safer drug use practices; host educational seminars about different forms of addiction treatment available locally; distribute clean needles/syringes so individuals can practice safer injection techniques when using drugs intravenously; facilitate referrals into local detoxification centres if needed; connect clients with other social service organizations or supports such as housing assistance programs etc.; collaborate with local hospitals on opioid substitution therapy initiatives etc..
Overall JACS Toronto plays an important role in helping victims suffering from overdoses within Whitby, Ontario’s community receive much needed care & support during these difficult times – whether that be through providing direct one-on-one counseling sessions or referring them out into more intensive treatment settings when necessary – all while making sure everyone involved feels comfortable & respected throughout their journey towards recovery!
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