Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM)

What is a Rapid Access Addiction Medicine Clinic?

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Rapid access addiction medicine (RAAM) clinics are drop-in clinics for people looking for help with their problematic substance use.

You don’t need an appointment to attend this clinic – just show up during clinic hours with your Ontario Health Card.

How a RAAM Clinic Can Help

The clinic team has experience treating individuals struggling with substance use. They will:

  • Assess your situation in order to determine how to help you
  • Provide you with a diagnosis and develop an appropriate treatment plan
  • Offer advice on how to make choices that will minimize the risks of intoxication
  • Refer you to community services such as counselling programs as part of your treatment
  • Discuss all options, including the use of safe, effective and non-addictive medication that will help to lessen cravings, as well as withdrawal symptoms

Bring Support

If you’re feeling anxious or hesitant about going to a RAAM clinic, consider bringing a supportive person with you. Changing your substance use can be very difficult, and having someone with you while you speak to the team may make you feel less overwhelmed and less alone.

Find a RAAM Clinic near You

Click on the information below for location details and hours or call:  289-221-4839 or 1-888-399-8342

RAAM Clinic - Newmarket

overivew map of Southlake Regional Hospital buildingsSouthlake Regional Health Centre
596 Davis Drive
Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 2P9

Hours:
Tuesdays 9 am – 12 noon &
Thursdays 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

No appointment necessary. Please bring your health card.

To leave a confidential message or for more information: call 289-221-4839, or 1 (888) 399-8342

Tuesdays:
Please use the West Building entrance and take the West elevator to the 5th floor, room 5886.

Thursdays:
Please use the West Building entrance and take the West elevator to the 4th floor, room 842.

RAAM Clinic - Toronto

overivew map of Humber River Hospital buildingsHumber River Hospital
1235 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, M3M 0B2

Hours: Tuesdays 3:00 – 7:00 pm & Thursdays 12:30 – 3:30 pm

No appointment necessary. Please bring your health card.

To leave a confidential message or for more information: call 289-221-4839, or 1 (888) 399-8342

Take the East Outpatient Elevators to the 5th floor. The elevators are located in front of Portal A Entrance. The East Parkade is the closest parking lot.