Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres
Northeastern Ontario
Methadone Maintenance Program, Sault Ste Marie

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  • Offers a methadone maintenance program for opiate addicts based on an intensive outpatient model, over a 12-24 month period
  • Works in partnership with the HIV/AIDS Resource Program (HARP) to provide Hepatitis C education and prevention strategies, safe inhalation information and overall health and well-being support

Services include:
  • Initial intake screening procedure
  • Signed treatment contract
  • Focused medical examination
  • Appropriate lab tests
  • Initial and ongoing supervised urinalysis
  • Weekly group and individual therapy
  • Regular medical follow-up and supervision
  • Regular daily Methadone dosing
  • Treatment of addiction related illness/diseases such as Hepatitis C and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection
  • After care program
Eligibility
  • Individuals with an opiate addiction
  • Must have a valid Ontario Health Insurance (OHIP) card


Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Intake assessment is required
  • A physician, psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, addiction counsellor, or other health care professional can call on behalf of an individual
Fees
Program - Individuals without coverage must pay a monthly cash payment ; None - Individuals covered under the Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP), a Status Card, or Ontario Disability Pension
Accessibility
Not Accessible
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(30) Provincial Government
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Last Verified On July 22, 2019

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