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What it’s like being a methadone doctor

Written by Dr. John Crosby – November 28, 2017 for I recently had lunch with Dr. Andrew Worster, an old friend from my emergency days 25 years ago. He works at an opioid addiction clinic in Cambridge, Ont., and still does ER shifts at Hamilton General Hospital. He works in the ER one or […]

Hamilton music community hosts overdose training as opioid crisis grips city

Photo credit: Google. Event happened at This Ain’t Hollywood in downtown Hamilton tonight. “Ace Piva knows the dangers of opioid addiction all too well. He’s seen it up close — both as a tour manager across Canada, and as an addictions counsellor in Hamilton. Now, as overdoses and deaths due to opioid use continue to mount […]

CATC – partnering to improve lives of patients

CATC – partnering to improve lives of patients. . Click the video or here to view.

Toronto police issue safety alert after four suspected fentanyl deaths

  Toronto police say there have been four deaths due to fentanyl and 20 incidents of fentanyl overdose since Thursday [within three days]. “Toronto police have issued a public safety alert after four deaths likely caused by fentanyl overdose in the past three days in downtown Toronto. Police said there have been four fatalities and […]

A highly successful treatment for opioid addiction. But stigma is holding it back.

“Medication-assisted treatment is often called the gold standard of addiction care. But much of the country has resisted it. If you ask Jordan Hansen why he changed his mind on medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction, this is the bottom line. Several years ago, Hansen was against the form of treatment. If you asked him back […]

Hepatitis C Treatment

Hepatitis C Treatment FACT SHEET Contact the Towards Recovery ( has all the contact information listed) or walk-in during regular business hours Required to have a valid health card. Inform the staff in the clinics that you are here for information about Hepatitis C Treatment. . Overview of the treatment: All clients on the program […]

Who We Serve ?

  • Individuals using/abusing street narcotics (e.g. heroin).
  • Patients abusing prescription narcotics(i.e., Codeine, Talwin, Percocet/Percodan, Dilaudid, Morphine or Demerol, et cetera).
  • Individuals displaying any of the following behaviours: Compulsive drug use or drug seeking/craving.
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