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Alcohol & Other Drugs

If you choose to drink alcohol, Renfrew County and District Health Unit recommends following Canada’s Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines.

Rethink your drinking: An awareness campaign that encourages moderation or low-risk drinking to support healthy lifestyle choices and reduce short and long-term risks associated with alcohol consumption.



Saying When: A free mobile app to help people reduce or quit drinking

For parents

Parents are a key influence in the lives of their teenagers, including their choices about alcohol use.

Strategies for parents to prevent underage drinking

The Parent Action Pack has current information about alcohol and other key drugs used by youth. It helps parents understand how youth think and behave and prepares them to have meaningful conversations with their teens age 14 – 18.

The misuse of substances, including prescription drugs and illegal drugs, can have negative effects on the health of individuals, families, and communities.

Information about the different types of controlled and illegal drugs used in Canada

For parents

Parent Action on Drugs

Where to get help

Drug and Alcohol Helpline 1-800-565-8603 Confidential, free, anonymous, live answer, 24/7.

Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 24-hour crisis and information line.

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Pembroke Office

TEL: 613-732-3629 or 1-800-267-1097

Renfrew Office

TEL: 613-432-5853 or 1-800-465-5000