Toronto East General Hospital

Site: Withdrawal Management Centre

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Record #: MET1481 Last Modified: 30 Jun 2014 Last Full Update: 28 Jan 2014
Address & Phone Numbers
Office PhoneInformation 416-461-2010
Toll Free PhoneCentral Access 1-866-366-9513
Fax416-461-1164
Address985 Danforth Ave
Toronto, ON M4J 1M1
 
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E-mail & web site
E-maildosmi@tegh.on.ca
Websitewww.tegh.on.ca
Execs & Contacts
Contact 1Doug Smith, Manager, Withdrawal Management Program
Contact 2Maria Spirkoski, Supervisor
Geographical details
BoundariesCity of Toronto -- primarily East York, Scarborough
IntersectionDonlands Ave and Danforth Ave
Access details
HoursMon-Sun 24 hours * Day Withdrawal Management Service -- Mon-Fri 9:30 am-3:30 pm
EligibilityResidential program -- men 16 years and older in a state of intoxication, withdrawal from a substance or in crisis regarding their substance use * Community Withdrawal Management -- men and women 16 years and older who are under the influence of a substance and/or in withdrawal or in crisis regarding their substance use * Day Withdrawal Management -- men and women 16 years and older who are already abstaining or in withdrawal
ApplicationResidential program -- Central Access 1-866-366-9513 * Community and Day Withdrawal Management -- 416-461-2010 * Aboriginal Day Withdrawal Management -- 416-923-0800
LanguagesEnglish
FeesFree
AccessibilityWheelchair accessible -- call for details
Description
DescriptionAlcohol and drug detoxification * crisis care * assessment, referral and treatment planning * case management * psychosocial education and pre-treatment * continuing care * family support group

Residential Program -- capacity 30 * assessment * symptom management * counselling * referral to other services

Community Withdrawal Management -- alcohol and drug withdrawal management including visits into the community * assessment, referral and treatment planning * family education

Day Withdrawal Management Service -- 3 week program * group sessions * life skills * mood management * post acute withdrawal issues * acupuncture

Aboriginal Day Withdrawal Program -- culturally appropriate treatment