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Addiction and Mental Health - Opioid Dependency Program

 Location: Northgate Centre

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

Provides methadone or Suboxone® 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 MMT and suboxone
  • links to community pharmacists
  • links to other addictions treatment services
  • links to other social and health support systems
  • hepatitis and HIV screening

Services are voluntary and confidential.

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Contact Details

Northgate Centre

Location Info
2nd floor; Mailing Address: 1st Floor, 10010-102 Ave, Edmonton, AB, T5J 0G5
Address
9499 137 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5E 5R8
Telephone
780-405-8193
Fax
780-427-0777
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
addiction counsellors, doctors, registered nurses (RNs) registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs), social workers
Eligibility

Where methadone or suboxone maintenance is the best treatment indicated through a comprehensive addiction assessment and clinical diagnosis.

Priority is given to:

  • pregnant women
  • clients with HIV / AIDS
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 at 1-866-332-2322.


Fees

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