NorWest Community Health Centres

Site: Thunder Bay Office

Service: Rapid Access Addictions Medicine Clinic

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Description & Services
Public Comments Works in partnership with St Joseph's Care Group, Dilico Anishinabek Health Centres, People Advocating for Change through Empowerment (PACE), and the Thunder Bay Counselling Centre
Description (Service) Allows individuals experiencing drug or alcohol addictions to receive counselling, appropriate addiction medications, and connections to community treatment programs

Services available include: 
  • Assessment of substance use concerns and review of treatment options 
  • Brief individual counseling and psychotherapy 
  • Management of acute alcohol and opioid withdrawal 
  • Outpatient tapering off for patients on opioids or benzodiazepines 
  • Medication assisted treatment for alcohol, opioid and cannabis use disorders 
  • Education on overdose prevention and use of naloxone 
  • Referral to community supports and treatment programs 
  • Reintegration support for patients who have completed residential treatment
Hours Mon, Wed 2 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up
  • No referral required 
  • Call or drop in for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-626-8478
Fax 807-622-3548
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 525 Simpson St
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 3J6
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Intersection Simpson St and Heron St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)