A community-based organization whose purpose is to reduce and/or eliminate the misuse of alcohol and drugs, problem gambling and the related effects on the families and communities of York Region. Assessments ranging from one-hour measurements of substance consumption and dependence to multi-interview investigations of substance use, its functions and its impacts on various life areas are conducted. Outpatient treatment and continuing care services using a variety of methodologies are provided to individuals, couples and families, and groups. Referrals can be made to specialized addiction and non-addiction treatment services. Assessment and treatment services are coordinated with other health care services. The intake department is open until 7pm, Tuesday through Thursday. All other evening services are for registered clients only.