Withdrawal Management Services

Community Withdrawal Management - 519-332-4673

Withdrawal Management Services help people in Sarnia-Lambton who struggle with substance use, including drugs, alcohol, and/or prescription medications. Withdrawal Management Services supports  abstinence based and harm reduction approach to drug and alcohol addiction and provides a safe, supportive environment to help people understand or change the cycle of addiction.

For those seeking help Community Withdrawal Management offers outpatient and walk in appointments. Staff also have the capacity to meet clients in our community on request. All services offered are free of charge. Withdrawal Management Services provides assessments and referral to residential treatment facilities and other appropriate community programs, as well a variety of outpatient programs.

Clients are also offered information about coping strategies, trigger avoidance, harm reduction and co-dependency.

Hours

Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location

Bluewater Health - Sarnia
Level 6, Russell Building
89 Norman Street, Sarnia, ON N7T 6S3

Residential Withdrawal Management Program - 519-464-4487

Residential Withdrawal Management beds at Bluewater Health are a safe space for withdrawal from substances and is a 7 bed residential non-medical withdrawal co-facility for men and women 16 years of age and older. Residential withdrawal management services is available to anyone under the influence of, or in withdrawal from substances. The average length of stay is 3-5 days.

We provide:

  • A safe and supportive environment for individuals who are intoxicated, or experiencing withdrawal symptoms
  • Supportive counselling to individuals throughout the withdrawal process
  • Complete treatment planning and referrals,
  • Facilitate psycho-education groups 
  • Connect individuals with other community services providers

To access care (All referrals are voluntary) 

  1. Self referral, call directly - 519-464-4487
  2. Community
  3. Emergency Department 

Hours

24 hours, 7 days a week

Location

Bluewater Health - Sarnia
Level 6, Russell Building
89 Norman Street, Sarnia, ON N7T 6S3

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Bluewater Health’s programs and services are distributed across two locations, Bluewater Health in Sarnia and Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia. 

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