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Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres
Northwestern Ontario
Methadone Maintenance Program

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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
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-1 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
Documents Required
Must have a valid Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP) card
Accessibility
Not Accessible
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(30) Provincial Government
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   Last Updated On June 25, 2020

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