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Mental Health and Addiction Services: Adult Services – Opioid Assisted Recovery Services

Provided by: Saskatchewan Health Authority: Saskatoon Health Region

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Service Description

Methadone, a daily dispensed medication, is provided to individuals with opioid addiction and dependency to prevent withdrawal and craving for opioids.

  • Used together with counselling for people unable to detoxify and recovery through conventional resources such as detox centres, treatment centres, 12-step meetings, etc.
  • Treatment is a comprehensive and individualized process.

Eligibility

Adults with opioid addiction and dependency, who have previously attempted to abstain from opioids (e.g. morphine, dilaudid) with or without assistance.

Note: Youth involvement is at the discretion of their physician.

Application Process

Clients may self-refer or be referred by a community physician, hospital or community support via walk-in, or phone. Involvement in the program is voluntary.

Clients are assessed for admission by an addiction counsellor, after which a referral may be made to the methadone prescribing physician.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
Hours vary

Service Website

www.saskatoonhealthregion.ca/locations_services/Services/mhas/Pages/OpioidAssistedRecoveryServices.aspx

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Email

info@saskhealthauthority.ca

Coverage Area

Saskatoon Health Region

Languages Offered

English

Saskatoon: Mayfair Clinic

Address

504 33rd Street West
Saskatoon SK  S7L 0V8

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Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
Hours vary

Hotline: 8-1-1

HealthLine: 24/7 Professional health advice or mental health support.

Business Line: 306-655-4006

Website

www.saskatoonhealthregion.ca/locations_services/Services/mhas/Pages/MethadoneAssistedRecoveryServices.aspx

Email

info@saskhealthauthority.ca

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