Lake of The Woods District Hospital

Site: Morningstar Centre

Service: Medically Enhancement Coordinated Care for Addictions Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides methadone treatment for opiate addiction withdrawal 
  • Offers residential stabilization up to 7 days for initial treatment if required; coordinated with Morningstar Centre Withdrawal Management detoxification facility 
  • Offers opiate withdrawal support 
  • Provides comprehensive medical assessment 
  • Provides psychosocial assessment 
  • Offers multidisciplinary treatment planning 
  • Provides counselling, support and case management 
  • Provides referral services 
  • Provides on-going treatment
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Kenora
Eligibility Ages: 20 year(s) and up 
 
  • Must be physically dependent on at least one form of opiate (such as heroin, codeine, morphine, oxycontin) 
  • Must have tried other possible treatments and have been unsuccessful
Application
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Complete physical examination and full complement of bloodwork required 
  • Must be in good physical health 
  • Clearance into program may take up to 2 months
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-5749
Toll Free Phone 1-800-405-7473
Crisis Phone 1-866-888-8988
Fax 807-468-3363
E-Mail ask@lwdh.on.ca
Website www.lwdh.on.ca
Primary Executive Shannon Martin, Social Worker and Case Manager, MECCA, Community Programs; Phone: 807-468-5749 ext 4106; Email: smartin@lwdh.on.ca
Alternate Executive Patti Dryden Holmstrom, Manager, Youth Addictions and Morningstar; Email: pdryden@lwdh.on.ca
Site Location Morningstar Withdrawal Management Centre
Located In Community Kenora
Address 6 Matheson St S
Kenora, ON P9N 1T5
 
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Intersection Matheson St S and First St N
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)