Sault Area Hospital

Site: Sault Ste Marie - 911 Queen St E

Service: Residential Withdrawal Management Services

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides a safe environment for detoxification from alcohol and drugs 
  • Assists individuals in stabilizing 
  • Facilitates and negotiates a discharge plan 
  • Offers medical backup provided by the hospital 
  • Assists individuals to change lifestyle
Provides the following services: 
  • Withdrawal management 
  • Group and individual counselling 
  • Education and awareness 
  • Intake and assessment 
  • Service planning
Referrals to the following treatment options: 
  • Community Treatment Services 
  • Treatment Facilities 
  • Recovery Homes 
  • Mutual Support Groups 
  • Other Community Resources
Safe Bed Program 
Provides 2 beds designated for short stays for individuals with addiction and/or mental health issues who are in conflict with the law
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals who are intoxicated or in a state of withdrawal from alcohol and/or other drugs
Application Admission is voluntary and referrals can come from: 
  • Self 
  • Helping Agencies 
  • Family 
  • Physicians 
  • Police 
  • Hospitals
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-942-1872
Crisis Phone 705-759-3398
Fax 705-759-6369
Primary Executive Jane Sippell, Director of Mental Health and Addictions; Phone: 705-759-3434 ext 4117; Fax: 705-541-7806; Email:
Site Location Detoxification Centre
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 911 Queen St E
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2B6
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Intersection Queen St E and Church St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)