Hanover and District Hospital

Site: Hanover and District Hospital

Service: Rapid Access Addiction Medicine Clinic

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Description (Service) Provides low barrier access for clients seeking treatment for any substance use disorder.  
Staffing Team includes addiction physicians, nurse practitioner, addiction counsellors and a concurrent disorder specialized psychiatrist.  
The clinic will provide brief counselling, prescribe medications (including anti-craving medications for alcohol and buprenorphine/naloxone for opiate use disorder) and connect clients to community treatment programs. 
Please note, this clinic is not for clients suffering strictly from chronic pain. While the clinic is open to "drop ins" it is recommended you call first to ensure a clinician is available to meet with you, as prescribers are only on site for a half day on clinic days.  
This clinic is also part of a broader network of RAAM clinics throughout Ontario as part of META:PHI (Mentoring, Education and Clinical Tools for Addiction: Primary Care – Hospital Integration).
Service Details
Hours Thu 1 pm-3:30 pm
Areas Served Hanover
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Must have a current OHIP card and bring to appointment. Must have a Primary Care Provider.
Application Call for appointment. Self-referral, physician referral or referral from a community agency.
Languages English
Fees None - covered by OHIP
Address and Location
Located In Community Hanover
Address & Map
90 7th Ave
Hanover, ON N4N 1N1
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Intersection 7th Ave and Grey Road 10
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact information
Office Phone 519-364-2340 ext 260
E-Mail info@hdhospital.ca
Primary Contact Tash Hamel, Patient Care Manager; Phone: ext 208; Email: nhamel@hdhospital.ca
Alternate Contact Dan Purdon, Manager, Addiction Services, Grey Bruce Health Services; Phone: 519-376-5666 ext 5; Email: dpurdon@gbhs.on.ca
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGGROUPS Mental Health / Addiction
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGS Addiction Counselling / Treatment

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