Rapid Access Addictions Medicine (RAAM) Clinic

Type of Service

Addictions Treatment - Substance Abuse

Program Description

The RAAM (Rapid Access Addictions Medicine) Clinic is a clinic for people looking for help with substance use (alcohol and/or other drugs). This service provides assessments and treatment for substance use problems such as alcohol, opioids, cocaine, benzodiazepines, and cannabis. Medications may be prescribed for substance use, withdrawal, and craving. Referrals for counselling will be offered. Treatment or referrals for any co-occurring psychiatric problem will be provided as necessary.
For opioid use disorders, opioid agonist treatment with methadone and buprenorphine are available. Patients with chronic pain on opioids can be referred and assessed for presence of a possible opioid use disorder. However if these patients do not have an opioid use disorder they will not be seen on an ongoing basis and opioid prescriptions will not be provided.

Access Information

Please have your family doctor complete and fax a RAAM referral form. For self-referrals please call.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 905-378-4647 ext. 33522
Fax 289-398-1067

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Counties: (Niagara)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed
Note No smoking on hospital property.

Application Referral Forms

Languages

English Interpretation Services

Hours

Main Hours

Friday 0900-1200

On-site service Friday 0900-1700, otherwise service is provided through OTN.