Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres
Northwestern Ontario
Methadone Maintenance Program, Atikokan

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  • Offers opioid agonist therapy (methadone or Suboxone) for individuals overcoming opiate addiction (heroin, oxycontin, morphine, fentanyl, etc)
  • Provides an intensive outpatient harm reduction program designed to reduce risk to ones self and society, maintain stable lifestyle, eliminate withdrawal symptoms, improve self esteem, health and overall quality of life

Services include:
  • Initial intake screening procedure
  • A signed treatment contract
  • Focused medical examination
  • Appropriate lab tests
  • Initial as well as ongoing supervised urinalysis
  • Weekly group and individual therapy
  • Regular medical follow-ups and supervision
  • Regular methadone/Suboxone dosing
  • Treatment of addiction related illness and/or diseases (such as Hepatitis C and HIV infection)
  • After care program


Also offers onsite:
  • Needle Exchange Program
  • Naloxone Overdose Response Program - a lifesaving medication that can quickly restore the breathing of a person who has overdosed on heroin or prescription opioid pain medication
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Head office fax: 905-773-3544
Eligibility
  • Individuals with an opiate addiction
  • Must have a valid health card


Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Open to referrals from any source
  • Intake assessment required
Fees
Program - Individuals without coverage must pay a monthly cash payment ; None - Individuals covered under a Status Card and Ontario Disability Pension
Accessibility
Not Accessible
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(30) Provincial Government
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On November 22, 2018

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