Outpatient Addictions and Gambling Service (OAGS)
127 Cedar Street
705.523.4988 ext. 4211
This service offers a wide range of individual and group counselling and outpatient treatment programs for youth, adults and family members with drug, alcohol and/or gambling problems. Self-referrals are accepted as well as referrals from family members and health care providers with the consent of the person being referred.
1-90 Grey Street
This community-based program serves youth, adults and family members who are affected by drug, alcohol and/or gambling problems. Communities served include Espanola and surrounding areas: Nairn Centre, McKerrow, Willisville, Whitefish Falls, Webbwood, Massey and Walford. The main office is located in Espanola with an outreach office in Massey.
11 Meredith Street
Little Current, ON
This community-based program serves youth, adults and family members who are affected by drug, alcohol and/or gambling problems. The main office is located in Little Current with outreach offices in: Mindemoya, Gore Bay and Silverwater. Outreach to other communities/sites is available dependent on the program.
Withdrawal Management Services (WMS)
336 Pine Street, Suite 100
WMS offers detoxification beds for males and females 16 years of age and older, who are under the influence of, or in withdrawal from alcohol or drugs. The centre is open 24/7 to provide an environment free from substance use. It is a level 2 withdrawal management service where individuals receive supportive care to help them through their withdrawal symptoms and the withdrawal process. Individuals must be conscious and medically stable to enter the facility.
Tapering protocols to manage withdrawal symptoms may be initiated in co-operation with the individual’s own physician.
During the detoxification period, information is provided to individuals about outpatient and residential drug and alcohol assessment and treatment processes, and referrals for treatment can be facilitated. Support group meetings are made available to individuals on-site. Early recovery issues are also discussed in an educational group.