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NOTE: If there is excessive patient volume, doors will close 15 minutes prior to the posted closing times
Organization: Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres - Northwestern Ontario - Thunder Bay - Red River Rd - Methadone Maintenance Program  
Phone Numbers: 807-768-4352
Fax: 807-768-4375
Email: info@oatc.ca
Website: www.oatc.ca
Address:
843 Red River Rd, Unit 6
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 1K3
Intersection: Red River Rd and Clarkson St
Location: North Ward
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-3 pm * Sat-Sun 9 am-12 noon
Service Description: Located on Red River Rd near Clarkson St

Offers a methadone maintenance program for opiate addicts based on an intensive outpatient model, over a 12-24 month period
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
  • Partnered with The Maternity Centre to provide prenatal and antenatal care, education and support to mothers suffering addiction
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

Fees: Program - Individuals without coverage must pay a monthly cash payment * None - Covered under the Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP), a Status Card, or Ontario Disability Pension
Application:
  • Intake assessment required; call for more information
  • 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 a valid Ontario Health Insurance (OHIP) card
Age: 16.00 years and older
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Thunder Bay City
See Also: Addiction Support Groups
Addictions Education and Prevention
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Assessment and Treatment

This information was last completely updated on October 14, 2016

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