Ontario

Community Withdrawal Management

Type of Service

Addictions Withdrawal Management

Program Description

This program provides support to individuals in withdrawal from alcohol and drugs. It allows clients to withdraw in a safe environment in their own community as deemed appropriate. Referrals to either Residential Withdrawal Management or hospital are made as appropriate. Clients will be contacted daily by the withdrawal management staff person to have their withdrawal symptoms monitored and receive support for issues that may arise. Services will be provided primarily through the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN).

Access Information

The program can be accessed during business hours, Monday to Friday. In order to access/participate in the program, the client must have a safe environment, access to a phone, be able to access 24-hour medical care, and requires a supportive person to assist. Client appropriateness is determined through a screening process when they contact the centre. The standardized withdrawal management monitoring criteria and tools are utilized. All appointments scheduled through the Stratford office.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-271-6730 ext. 552
Toll-Free 877-218-0077
Fax 519-271-2746

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Counties: (Huron; Perth)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed

Languages

English French

Hours

Monday 0900-1700
Tuesday 0900-2000
Wednesday 0900-2000
Thursday 0900-2000
Friday 0900-2000