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NOTE: If there is excessive patient volume, doors will close 15 minutes prior to the posted closing times Head office fax: 905-773-3544

Organization: Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres - Northwestern Ontario - Dryden - Methadone Maintenance Program  
Phone Numbers: Dryden: 807-223-5107
Head Office: 905-773-3884
Toll-Free: Head Office: 1-877-849-4630
Fax: 807-223-5185
Email: info@oatc.ca
Website: www.oatc.ca
Address:
35 Whyte Ave, Unit 2
Dryden, ON
P8N 1Z2
Intersection: Whyte Ave and King St
Location: Dryden Clinic, next door to the Pharmasave
Accessibility: Partially Accessible    Partially Accessible
Hours: Mon, Wed-Thu 9 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-3 pm * Tue, Fri 9 am-1 pm * Sat-Sun 9 am-12 noon
Service Description: Located at Whyte Ave near King St

Offers a methadone maintenance program for opiate addicts based on an intensive outpatient model, over a 12-24 month period

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 and diseases such as Hepatitis C and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection
  • After care program
Also offers onsite:
  • Diabetes Outreach and Screening Clinic, in partnership with the Dryden Native Friendship Centre
  • Needle Exchange Program, in partnership with the Northwestern Health Unit
  • Naloxone Overdose Response Program, in partnership with the Northwestern Health Unit - a lifesaving medication that can quickly restore the breathing of a person who has overdosed on heroin or prescription opioid pain medication

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
Application:
  • Intake assessment required
  • A physician, psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, addiction counsellor, or other health care professional can call on behalf of an individual
Eligibility - Population(s) Served:
  • Individuals with an opiate addiction
  • Must have valid Ontario Health Insurance (OHIP) card
Age: 16.00 years and older
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Cochrane, Kenora District  
See Also: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Assessment and Treatment

This information was last completely updated on October 14, 2016

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