Regional HIV/AIDS Connection

Site: Regional HIV/AIDS Connection

Service: Counterpoint Needle Syringe Program, Mobile Delivery Service, Temporary Overdose Prevention Site

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-434-1601
Toll Free Phone 1-866-920-1601
Fax 519-434-1843
E-Mail info@hivaidsconnection.ca
Website www.hivaidsconnection.ca/community/community-programs/needle-syringe-program
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Counterpoint provides new injection and safer inhalation equipment, disposal of used equipment, Naloxone training to prevent overdoses, education and information on safe injection or inhalation practices and referrals to community support services * case management services offer support for individuals contemplating changing, reducing or stopping substance use * safer sex supplies and education also available * dispenses free naloxone take-home kits - lifesaving medication that can restore breathing of a person who has overdosed on heroin or prescription opioid medication 

Mobile outreach provides new injection equipment, disposal of used equipment and information and referrals to community support services * Call 519-851-3548 to arrange service

Temporary Overdose Site
Hosts medical and non-medical staff who assist individuals with:
  • supervised injection, including peer to peer assisted injection and supervised oral and intranasal drug consumption
  • naloxone administration and distribution 
  • harm reduction supplies including needles, syringes and other safe drug use equipment
  • disposal of used harm reduction supplies
  • education, information, health teachings and community referrals
  • site connected with community wrap around services including Addiction Services Thames Valley, London Intercommunity Health Centre, Middlesex London Health Unit, Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre, London Cares, Canadian Mental Health Association
Hours Fixed Site: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm * Mobile Service: Mon-Fri 11am-6pm * Overdose Prevention Site: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm * Sat-Sun 11am-4pm
Areas Served London ; Middlesex County
Boundaries London and Middlesex
Eligibility People who use drugs or people who live with, are affected by or at-risk of HIV and/or AIDS and/or Hep C
Application Call or drop in
Languages English ; French ; Spanish
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1985
Primary Executive Sonja Burke, Director of Counterpoint Harm Reduction Services; Phone: 519-434-1601 ext 244; Email: sburke@hivaidsconnection.ca
Funding Federal - Public Health Agency of Canada; Provincial - MHLTC ; Private
Site Information
Site Location London (Central)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
186 King St, Suite 30
London, ON N6A 1C7
Intersection King St between Richmond St and Clarence St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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