The opioid treatment program is for adults with an addiction to opioid (prescription drugs).
This program includes: Opioid Replacement Treatment Induction (Methadone and Suboxone) and urine drug testing (with standardized, lab-adherent procedures, including Quality Control, Laser thermometer readings, full Provincial Health Record integration, and UDS kit inventory control), full client randomization as per College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia guidelines, counselling access, crisis management, and pharmacy liaison services.
Location, hours and contact information
Tuesday: 5 to 9 p.m.
Fisherman’s Memorial Hospital
Thursday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday: noon to 2 p.m.
Queens General Hospital
Wednesday: 8 a.m. to noon
Roseway Hospital (Satellite program for Valley Regional Hospital)
Urine drug testing provided
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
Monday: 1 to 2 p.m.
Wednesday: 1 to 5 p.m.
South Shore Regional Hospital
Wednesday: 4 to 8 p.m.
Western Kings Memorial Health Centre
Thursday: 2 to 6 p.m.
Yarmouth Regional Hospital (Satellite program for Valley Regional Hospital)
Urine drug testing and methadone maintenance provided.
How do I access this program?
To access this program you can be referred by your doctor or self-refer by calling: 1-855-273-7110.
On the South Shore, you may also make an appointment at the Wellness Clinic.