Hospital For Sick Children

Service: Substance Abuse Day Treatment Program

Description (Service) This program provides intensive day treatment which works towards the goal of eliminating and/or reducing substance use for a maximum 8-10 adolescent clients. 
Programming promotes involvement with healthy non-substance related activities and includes: Daily treatment groups * life skills instruction * ongoing individual counselling and support * Health assessment and education, with ongoing follow-up available from a Pediatrician and a Nurse Practitioner 
Can call DART, Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment, province wide information and referral service 1-800-565-8603 
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Youth; 13-18yrs; (Grade 9-12) with suspected or diagnosed substance abuse problem or with family substance abuse issues that are having an impact on the teen; must want help, cannot be forced.
Application Call for information; Assessment form
Languages English ; Interpreters can be arranged
Fees None - paid by OHIP
Address and Location
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
555 University Ave, 7th Flr, Hill Wing
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8
Intersection Gerrard St and University Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Braille elevators
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-813-8854 * 416-813-7941
Fax 416-813-8231
Primary Contact Paul Pereira, Counsellor
Alternate Contact The Division of Adolescent Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children; Phone: 416-813-5804; Fax: 416-813-5392

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