Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
The Addiction Recovery and Community Health (ARCH) Team strives to improve health outcomes and health care access for patients with substance use disorders. This team delivers specialty consult services to emergency department patients and hospital inpatients at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. This team also provides patient-centered, evidence-based, and trauma-informed care. By using a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach, the team supports patients at every step in their recovery journey.The ARCH Team works with a patient's care team in the emergency department (ED) or inpatient setting and assists with:
complex withdrawal management
treatment and recovery planning
counselling, peer and psychosocial supports
referrals to wraparound addiction recovery supports
linkage to primary and community-based care
connections to housing, healthcare coverage, income supports and identification
other health promotion interventions
The ARCH Team works with a patient's care team in the emergency department (ED) or inpatient setting and assists with:
Royal Alexandra Hospital
Parking and Public transportation available
Monday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday to Friday Dr. on call until 9:00 pm.
Saturday and Sunday Dr. on call for urgent consult.
Patients must be an inpatient at the Royal Alexandra Hospital and have an active substance use disorder and / or be dealing with social inequity.
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.