We assist people who are struggling with substance dependency.

At the RAAC, Physicians and/or Nurse Practitioners, Addictions Counsellors, and Peer Support Workers are all available to provide assistance to everyone – regardless of substance used

Can the RAAC Help Me?

If you...

  • Want support to address substance dependence
  • Need help to reduce cravings
  • Are using substances to avoid withdrawal symptoms
  • Have health concerns related to substance use
  • Need a place to talk about substance use without judgement

We can help.

Call for information
1-844-722-2977 (1-844-RAACWSS)

Or walk-in to one of our locations

Am I Eligible?

  • Self-referral and walk-ins are welcome
  • Health care providers can refer to the RAAC
  • Medical services are paid for by OHIP
  • Supports available to those who may need to obtain an Ontario Health Card
  • For people of all ages, including youth


Services

Client Services

  • Assessment of substance use concerns
  • Review of treatment options including harm reduction and abstinence
  • Education and support related to withdrawal
  • Brief individual counselling and peer support
  • Education on overdose prevention and the use of Naloxone
  • Referral to longer-term supports for ongoing care

Professional Services

  • Addiction Medicine consultation for physicians via E-Consult
  • The RAAC Medical Team provides support to the Primary Care upon discharge from RAAC

The RAAC does not provide

  • Diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain
  • Narcotic prescriptions outside of those intended for management of withdrawal symptoms
  • Long-term medical or addiction counselling services