Grey Bruce Health Services

Site: Owen Sound - 495 9th Ave

Service: Rapid Access Addiction Medicine Clinic

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response  
The RAAM program continues to operate through the COVID 19 Pandemic period both assessing new clients and continuing follow-up with current clients. Visits format will reflect Social Distancing and in some case telephone or video conferencing will be used in addition to face to face visits at the clinic. Contact the Clinical Secretary at 519-376-5666 ext 2 for additional information. 
 
Regular Service: 
Provides low barrier access for clients seeking treatment for any substance use disorder 
 
Staffing Team includes; addiction physicians, nurse practitioner, addiction counsellors and a concurrent disorder specialized psychiatrist  
 
The clinic will provide brief counselling, prescribe medications (including anti-craving medications for alcohol and buprenorphine/naloxone for opiate use disorder) and connect clients to community treatment programs 
 
Please note, this clinic is not for clients suffering strictly from chronic pain. 
 
The Clinic is located on the site of Addiction Treatment Services including the Withdrawal Management Service and the Addiction Day Treatment Program. 
 
This clinic is also part of a broader network of RAAM clinics throughout Ontario as part of META:PHI (Mentoring, Education and Clinical Tools for Addiction: Primary Care – Hospital Integration).
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County ; Clinic is also available to anyone outside of these areas but must be able to attend the clinic on site at minimum for initial assessments and treatment planning.
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Must have a current OHIP card and bring to appointment. Must have a Primary Care Provider.
Application Call for appointment. Self-referral, physician referral or referral from a community agency.
Languages English
Fees None - Covered by OHIP
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Addiction Treatment Services
495 9th Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5W9
 
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Intersection 9th Ave E and 6th St
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Clinic Fully Accessible - limited accessibility to other area of the building
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-376-3999 ext 2 or 519-376-5666 ext 2
E-Mail wms@gbhs.on.ca
Website https://www.gbhs.on.ca/mental-health-addiction-services
Primary Contact Dan Purdon, Manager, Addiction Services, Grey Bruce Health Services; Phone: 519-376-5666 ext 5; Email: dpurdon@gbhs.on.ca
Primary Executive Naomi Vodden, Director Mental Health and Addiction Services; Phone: 519-376-2121 ext 2455; Email: nvodden@gbhs.on.ca
Mailing Address c/o Grey Bruce Health Services 
Box 1800 
1800 8th St E 
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9

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