Welcome to the Ontario National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) website. The ORAPC will use this website to share information with community-based and treatment centre NNADAP Workers in Ontario. Please visit the site often to keep abreast of announcements/updates and to view the tools and resources ORAPC will be making available to you. Also, feel free to provide comments and feedback to ORAPC as well.
The Opioid Crisis is affecting more and more First Nation Communities in Ontario. Communities are hosting community engagement sessions in order to bring awareness about the affects these drugs can cause.
Learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of a drug overdose and how Naloxone can temporarily reverse those affects, it just may save someone’s life!
What is Fentanyl
Fentanyl is an opioid medication that is used as to help prevent pain after surgery.
For the last few years, illicit fentanyl has now been at the forefront of the developing opioid crisis. Addicts are now cutting heroin with fentanyl seeking a stronger high.
Fentanyl is 50 to 100 times stronger than morphine and even a tiny amount is proving fatal.
For more information on Fentanyl get the facts by clicking on the link below: FENTANYL CAN KILL or visit www.fentanylcankill.ca
What is Naloxone?
Naloxone is a medication that temporarily reverses the affects of overdose from opioids such as fentanyl, heroin, methadone, morphine.
Naloxone is free of charge for anyone who is concerned about a family member, friend or the general public.
To find a location in Ontario or find a location to obtain your free Naloxone Kit, click on the map below or visit, https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-naloxone-kits-free
Some Quick Links
February 2015 Briefing Note to the Chiefs of Ontario Health Forum
ORAPC 2013-2014 Pamphlet
August 2014 Briefing Note to Chiefs of Ontario Health Coordination Unit
January 2014 Briefing Note to Chiefs of Ontario Health Coordination Unit.
Retention Incentive for Certified NNADAP Workers
Retaining Ontario NNADAP Workers publication.
The development of this website was made possible by the Ontario Regional Addictions Partnership Committee (ORAPC) in partnership with the Thunder Partnership Foundation (formerly NNAPF).