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NorWest Community Health Centres

Rapid Access Addictions Medicine Clinic


Description
RAAM clinics are offering in-person, telephone and video appointments. Masks required for in-person service.

Allows individuals experiencing substance abuse issues to receive counselling, appropriate addiction medications, and connections to community treatment programs

Services available include:
  • Assessment of substance use concerns and review of treatment options
  • Brief intervention counseling and psychotherapy
  • Management of acute alcohol and opioid withdrawal
  • Outpatient tapering for patients on opioids or benzodiazepines
  • Medication-assisted treatment for alcohol, opioid and cannabis use disorders
  • Education on overdose prevention and use of naloxone
  • Referral to community supports and treatment programs
Comments
Works in partnership with St Joseph's Care Group, Dilico Anishinabek Health Centres, People Advocating for Change through Empowerment (PACE), and the Thunder Bay Counselling Centre
Eligibility
Individuals 16 years of age and older who are looking to make changes in their substance use
Application Process
  • No referral required
  • Call or drop in for more information
Office
807-626-8478
Web Site
https://www.norwestchc.org/locations/thunder-bay/programs/raam-clinic
Languages
English
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health (OHIP) card required; support available for individuals who need to obtain a health card
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 7, 2022
Address
525 Simpson St
Thunder Bay, ON, P7C 3J6
  • Located at Simpson St in the S ward of Thunder Bay in the Simpson-Ogden area
  • Closest intersection is at Simpson St and Heron St
  • Situated near the SASI Water Depot

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Hours of Operation
Mon
1330 - 1630
Tue
1330 - 1630
Wed
1330 - 1630
Thu
1330 - 1630

Mon-Thu 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Thunder Bay District