Important Info from our Ottawa Police School Resource Officers

posted Mar 9, 2017, 8:53 AM by St. Philip School
Information for schools, parents and parent councils regarding a few very current and important topics.

Drug Information

The Ottawa Police School Resource Officers have been directed to refer schools to contact their Ottawa Public Health Nurse or Rideauwood counselor if they are requesting a presentation.

Rideauwood: Delivering presentations to grades 9-12, some capacity for grades 7-8.

Ottawa Public Health: Have temporarily added 15 nurses to help support the work in the schools so they have capacity for presentations to students including grades 6-8. If a school does not know who their OPH nurse is they can either call the school health intake line 613-580- 6744 x24242 or email and the info will be provided.

Parents can also be referred to our health and addictions partners at Ottawa Public Health 613-PARENTS (613-727- 3687) or email OPH at  and Rideauwood at 613-724- 4881.

Check out

The OCDSB has planned a number of information nights starting this week. Here is a list of the upcoming dates which are posted on the OCDSB website.

Wednesday, March 8 - Earl of March Secondary School at 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 9 - Glebe Collegiate Institute at 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 22 - Longfields Davidson Heights SS at 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 23 - Gloucester High School at 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

**These presentations will focus on opioids and opioid overdose, followed by a marketplace of community resources. Parents will also have an opportunity to speak directly to Public Health nurses, Rideauwood counsellors and Ottawa Police.**

Internet Safety

Requests for information have come in for Internet Safety as well, and this may be of

interest. (Cst Cybulski and I will be presenting ) Registration is necessary. Free event.