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Harm reduction: Toward the Heart 

Addiction medicine includes clinical assessments, consultations, treatment planning and aftercare for people struggling with substances such as alcohol and opioids.

What to expect

Employs various interventions to address medical, psychological, social, and emotional concerns.

Addiction medicine services use a harm-reduction evidence-based model and diverse interventions such as opiate agonist therapy (Methadone, Suboxone and Morphine), anti-craving medication for alcohol dependence and Narcan (Naloxone) training to reverse opiate overdose.

Find this service near you

  • Community health centres

    Addiction Medicine at Downtown Community Health Centre

    569 Powell Street Vancouver
  • Harm reduction site

    Addiction Medicine at Downtown Eastside Connections Clinic

    429 Alexander Street Vancouver
  • Community health centres

    Addiction Medicine at Pender Community Health Centre

    59 West Pender Street Vancouver
  • Community health centres

    Addiction Medicine at Raven Song Mental Health Substance Use Team

    2450 Ontario Street Vancouver
  • Mental health clinics

    Addiction Medicine at South Mental Health and Substance Use Team

    1200 West 73rd Avenue, Suite 220 Vancouver