The York Region Methamphetamine Strategy

Kirkos, Wendy Cronkwright; Carrique, Thomas; Griffen, Kathleen; La Barge, Armand P.
June 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/17/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 13, p1655
Academic Journal
The article reports on the York Regional Methamphetamine Strategy developed by the York Regional Police and the York Region Health Services Substance Abuse Prevention Program. The strategy intends to promote realistic prevention and education programs to the public. It also requires that treatment services be readily available and should help reduce harm to communities and individuals. It includes 27 initiatives, including a federal crown presentencing package, community forums, curriculum and intervention consultations, emergency service partner training, retail training and parent workshops.


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