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. To provide better service and support it is advisable for clients with mobility issues to communicate their needs prior to admission.
We offer therapeutic groups; participation
in these groups is essential and an expectation throughout the admission.
CAMH is a tobacco free environment 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: 8:30 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. after your admission date is confirmed. No admission on weekends or public holidays.