John Howard Society of Toronto

Addiction and Harm Reduction Services

This service is available to provide harm reduction services to reduce risk of substance abuse. This service is provided through educational sessions at the Toronto South Detention Centre and in weekly relapse prevention groups at our Eglinton location. This service is also provided through one-to-one counselling and assessments.

Relapse Prevention Program

This group utilizes a psycho/social approach and includes the following topics; setting achievable goals, health and wellness, anger management, harm reduction and developing strategies to avoid relapse.

Referrals are made to treatment programs to further support individuals with their plan of care. To access these services contact:

Peter Markwell
t: 416-925-4386 ext. 226
e: pmarkwell@johnhowardtor.on.ca