Rapid Access Addictions Centre Statement

October 27, 2017

Madam Speaker, I rise today to share with the House that Guelph has taken another step in alleviating addictions in the community. The Rapid Access Addiction Clinic in downtown Guelph will now offer immediate help and compassion for those struggling with addiction. The clinic addresses all forms of substance addiction, from opioids to alcohol, by offering a hassle-free and caring environment designed to cater to the specific needs of those struggling with substance abuse.

Staffed with professionals who treat addictions, a doctor, a counsellor, and peer supports are all accessible for free and without an OHIP card or appointment. Evidence-based initiatives like the Rapid Access Addiction Clinic in Guelph are an innovative and collaborative way of addressing addiction in our communities. I hope all members can learn from this example in Guelph.

If you or a loved one needs immediate help with addiction the Rapid Access Addiction Clinic has a 24/7 help line: 1-844-437-3247. For more information visit: http://raacguelph.ca/