Opioid Use Disorder Program

Type of Service

Addictions Treatment - Substance Abuse

Program Description

The TrueNorth opioid support program is dedicated to helping people who are experiencing problems related to opioids.The term "opioid" refers to a group of analgesics (painkillers) that includes medications such as codeine, heroin, morphine, fentanyl, oxycodone, hydromorphone etc. These drugs can be extremely powerful pain medications, but they can also be very dangerous and highly addictive. In Ontario, twice as many are dying from opioid as are dying from HIV.
There are a lot of misconceptions out there in terms of opioids. One of the biggest myths is that only "recreational" and/or "street" users of opioids are at risk of negative consequences from their opioid use. This is not the case at all. In fact, more than half the patients we see were started on opioids for pain and have never bought an opioid on the street. The treatment of opioid-related problems is often very complex and challenging. For this reason, our team uses a multidisciplinary team environment that includes counselors, psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialists. We also take pride in using state-of-the-art technology and incorporating the latest advances in health care and opioid research.As with all of our TrueNorth programs - Our goal is to provide all of our clients with first-rate care in an environment that is safe, respectful and confidential. All of our services are covered by OHIP.

Access Information

Self-referral.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Toll-Free 888-878-3563 ext. 1
Fax 844-468-2444

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 18 and up
Catchment Ontario
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed

Languages

English

Hours

Main Hours

Wednesday 1400-1600