Treatment Information

Methadone Saves Lives

Web site operated by the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

http://www.methadonesaveslives.ca/

12 step

NA (Narcotics Anonymous)

Meetings are held at River City Centre, St. Luke’s United Church and the YMCA.
Tel: 1-888-811-3887
http://www.orscna.org

AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)

Meetings every day of the week at various locations.
Tel: 519-337-5211
http://www.aasarnialambton.com

Detox and Rehab

On-line directory – Canada wide

http://www.canadadrugrehab.ca/

London or Windsor will accept if patient is intoxicated, withdrawing, or in crisis. Approximately four day programs with no medical support via medications.

London Detox

471 William St., London
Tel: 519-432-7241
www.sjhc.london.on.ca

Brentwood Detox

2335 Dougal Rd., Windsor
Tel: 519-253-2441
www.dart.on.ca

Women & Men’s Detox

Old Fire Hall, 363 Mill St., Windsor
Tel: 519-257-5225

House of Sophrosyne Residential Program (women only)

Tel: 1- 877-533-9503

http://www.sophrosyne.ca/

Lambton County Resources

Lambton Mental Health Crisis Services

Tel: 519-336-3445 or 1-800-307-4319
Availability is 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, including holidays.

Self referral to Addictions Services

Tel: 519-464-4500 ext. 5370

Community Health Services Department

160 Exmouth St. Point Edward, On Canada N7T 7Z6
Tel: 519-383-8331
Fax: 383-7092
Toll free: 1-800-667-1839

www.lambtonhealth.on.ca

This site has a link to Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse Refrain from using dirty needles. Clean needles are available at the Lambton Health Unit. Follow with family doctor for HIV and hepatitis testing. Contact doctor for chills, fever, pain, swelling or drainage from injection sites.

Chatham Kent Resources

Chatham Kent Public Health Unit

435 Grand Ave West

Tel: 519-352-7270

http://www.chatham-kent.ca/PublicHealth/Pages/Home.aspx

Chatham Kent Mental Health and Addictions Program

80 Grand Ave West

Tel: 519-351-6114

http://www.ckha.on.ca/Site_Published/internet/a_psmentalhealth.aspx

Chatham Kent Health Alliance

80 grand Ave West

Tel: 519-352-6400

http://www.ckha.on.ca

Youth

Rebound, a program for youth

Tel: 519-344-2841

http://www.reboundonline.com

Kids Help Phone

Tel: 1-800-668-6868

http://www.kidshelpphone.ca

St. Clair Child and Youth Services

Tel: 519-337-3701

http://www.stclairchild.ca

The Haven Youth Shelter

Tel: 519-344-1746

http://www. theinnsarnia.ca

 

WAYS (Western Area Youth Services) Chatham Kent

Tel: 519-354-4095

http://www.ways.on.ca

 

Connexontario

Connex has 3 helplines 

Addiction           1-800-565-8603

Mental Health    1-866-531-5301

Gambling           1-888-230-5305

and information on services in your community and across Ontario

http://www.connexontario.ca/

Pregnant and Parenting

BMC

RN Shannon A. from the Lambton Health Unit is at BMC Sarnia every Wednesday to help pregnant and parenting women and their children

Tel: 519 337 5000

Caring Connections

run by House of Sophrosyne. 13 week program is available in Chatham and Sarnia areas

Tel: 226-627-0627

Postpartum Adjustment Services

help with postpartum depression and adjustment to life as a new mom through St Clair Child and Youth Services

Tel: 519-337-3701

http://www.stclairchild.ca/

 

Disease & Infection

Needle use and sexual relations increase the risk for attaining a number of illnesses and diseases. Many opioid drug users have contracted or know of someone who has contracted a disease related to drug use. The following are a few common diseases associated with drug use, along with links to information about how they are contracted, managed, and treated.

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B vaccines are given to any patient without previous exposure or immunization to Hepatitis B.
www.hepb.org

Hepatitis C

There is good information on Hepatitis C and other diseases on Health Canada's web site as well as the Lambton Community Health Services HEP C HANDOUT.
www.hc-sc.gc.ca

AIDS

www.aids.org

Tuberculosis

Prison can also increase the risk of contracting illnesses, diseases and parasitic infestations. A common disease which can be contracted when people are in close proximity to each other is Tuberculosis.
www.tuberculosis.net