Support Opioid Harm Reduction 

The Opioid Harm Reduction (OHR) Project aims to make sure that no one in Canada experiences an opioid poisoning emergency without assistance. We want to reduce opioid-related deaths by eliminating stigma, promoting helpful behaviors, and training on how to administer naloxone. Your support is crucial in making this vision a reality. Act now!

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ON Workplace Naloxone Program – First Aid for Opioid Poisoning Emergencies

Free online training (45–60 minutes)
  • Online and self-directed course meets all OHSA requirements.
  • Learn how to prevent, recognize, and respond to an opioid poisoning emergency, including how to administer nasal naloxone.
  • Workplaces who register for the Ontario Workplace Naloxone Program by March 15, 2024 are eligible to receive a free naloxone kit upon successful completion of the training by the registered worker(s). 

Who is this course for? Ontario-based employees registered with their workplace for the Workplace Naloxone Program, meeting provincial requirements under OHSA and Bill 88. Options are available for workplaces to register additional employees and to register groups for the online training. March 15, 2024 is the last day to register for the free training.

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CRC OHR Advisory Council

The Opioid Harm Reduction (OHR) initiative is guided by an advisory council of subject matter experts. This council includes individuals with lived experience of substance use, their families, and friends (LLEAFF), peers, advocates, and community members.

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  1. Becoming an Opioid Harm Reduction Champion and the First Aid for Opioid Poisoning Emergencies courses are an initiative funded by a contribution from Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP). The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of Health Canada.
  2. The ON Workplace Naloxone Program – First Aid for Opioid Poisoning Emergencies course is funded by the Province of Ontario’s Workplace Naloxone Program.