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St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

Site: Hamilton - Main St E

Service: Men's Addiction Service Hamilton

Record #: BTN0049
Last Full Update: 24 May 2023

Contact Information

Agency Information

Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Provides short-term residential, direct services for male individuals who are under the influence of, or in withdrawal from, alcohol and drugs, or in a crisis which has placed them at high risk of relapsing.  

  • admissions are voluntary 
  • individual counselling for assessment and referral
  • referrals made locally, regionally, provincially 
  • direct hospital support provided for medical and psychiatric emergencies as the service is non-medical 
  • safe supportive environment 
  • information and education sessions related to addiction 

Program services include: 

  • 24 hour/7 day a week crisis telephone support
  • residential withdrawal management
  • psycho-educational relapse prevention and recovery programming 
  • treatment planning/next steps /referral
  • day program for clients in transition
  • a community tobacco addiction program 
  • access to psychiatric sessions and a primary care physician through a partnership with the Shelter Health Network
  • non-smoking service, nicotine replacement therapy provided

Mon-Sun 24 hours

Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up

Interested applicants are required to call and complete an initial screening directly, applicants will be informed of bed availability and wait list for admission

Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Available in all languages
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location Offsite from St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton Hospital
Located In Community Hamilton
Address & Map
595 Main St E
Hamilton, ON L8M 1J4
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Intersection Sandford Ave S and Main St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Addiction Treatment
Service Categories Detoxification ~ Men ; Substance Use Disorder Referrals

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