Withdrawal from addictive substances can be
difficult, both emotionally and physically. Sometimes people need professional
care and support to make the withdrawal process safer.
We offer inpatient medication assisted withdrawal management
(treating withdrawal symptoms using medications) for people who have a history
of complicated withdrawal, or for whom withdrawal without medications is
dangerous. Our team of nurses, pharmacists, doctors,
social workers, dieticians and recreational therapists work together with each
person to develop a comprehensive withdrawal management plan that is one part
of the recovery journey.
is also entirely voluntary. For safety reasons once admitted, clients are not
allowed to leave the premises, and no visitors are allowed during the admission
period. Clients must be able to walk and care for
their own basic needs, such as using the toilet, bathing and attending meals. Page Content
We offer therapeutic groups; participation
in these groups is essential and an expectation throughout the admission.
The unit is non-smoking and we provide
nicotine replacement support.
All services are confidential and covered by
Referral Required: No. Clients can self
refer. Clients will be connected with an RN who will do a telephone
assessment/screening with the client prior to admission.
Contact: (416) 535-8501, ext. 36071
Location: 40 and 50 White Squirrel Way, Toronto
(just West of Queen and Ossington)
Notes: Admission hours: 8:00 a.m. to noon. Mondays to
Fridays; no admission on weekends or public holidays.