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Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres
Northwestern Ontario
Methadone Maintenance Program
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Offers a methadone maintenance program for opiate addicts based on an intensive outpatient model
 
Includes: 
  • 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 daily Methadone dosing 
  • Treatment of addiction related illness and/or diseases (such as Hepatitis C and HIV infection) 
  • After care program
 Also offers onsite, in partnership with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit: 
  • 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
Hours of Operation
Sat
9 am - 12 noon
Sun
9 am - 12 noon
Mon
8:30 am - 4 pm
Tue
8:30 am - 4 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 4 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 4 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 4 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Sat-Sun 9 am-12 noon
Eligibility
Individuals 18 years of age and older who have an opiate addiction
Application Process
  • No referral required
  • Call or drop in to set up an intake appointment
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
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Unknown
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(30) Provincial Government
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211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
June 25, 2020

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