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Addiction and Mental Health - Opioid Dependency Program

Provides methadone or Suboxone® initiation and maintenance treatment to people dependent on opioids and helps them access services they need to live healthy lives.

Provides methadone or Suboxone® initiation and maintenance treatment in an outpatient setting. Patients are stabilized on methadone or suboxone under close medical supervision and evaluation of response to medication.

When they are properly prescribed and dispensed, a person on either medication is able to function normally with no drowsiness and no withdrawal symptoms. When taken as prescribed, both methadone and suboxone are safe medications and can be taken over a long term.

Services available may include:

  • ongoing support and monitoring (e.g. prescription management, medical follow up, urine testing, counselling and treatment planning)
  • health, safety and risk reduction teaching and management
  • source of information and expertise for community stakeholders on Opioid Agonist Treatment and suboxone
  • links to community pharmacists
  • links to other addictions treatment services
  • links to other social and health support systems
  • hepatitis and HIV screening
  • Narcotic Transition Services (available at Edmonton, Calgary, Grande Prairie, Red Deer, Lethbridge, and Medicine Hat)

Services are voluntary and confidential.

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Contact Details

Northern Addictions Centre

11333 106 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta
T8V 6T7
780-833-4991, 866-332-2322 (Referral Phone Number)
Getting There

106 Street & AB Hwy 43

Parking is provided outside the main entrance to facility

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

8:00 am - 8:00 pm


Clinic is closed on Stat holidays

Service Providers May Include
addiction counsellors, doctors, mental health therapists, nurse practitioners (NPs), registered nurses (RNs)

Provides treatment for opioid use disorder by providing the following:

  • medication management
  • oral opioid agonist treatment
  • psychosocial support
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Any health professional can refer a client directly to the program for care or clients may choose to call the ODP clinic directly and complete a self-referral. Services are arranged as close to home as possible utilizing Virtual Health Technology (i.e., telehealth) Appointments will be scheduled with you in your home community, generally in Addiction and Mental Health clinics with telehealth services. Arrangements can be made to consider alternative virtual health linkages to support your treatment.

To find a service near you click on Addiction Services: Adult Counselling or call the Addiction Helpline


No Fee to attend the program.

Dispensing fees payable to patient's assigned pharmacy.

Client's Health and Benefit Plan or other prescription coverage, Alberta Works (if eligible).

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
Also Known As
Addiction Services - Opioid Dependency Program
AMH - Opioid Dependency Program, Addiction & Mental Health - Opioid Dependency Program, Addiction Services - Opioid Dependency Program, Methadone Clinic, Methadone Program, Opioid Dependency Treatment, Virtual Opioid Dependency Program