About the Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM)
The RAAM Clinic offers community-based, low barrier services for patients seeking treatment for substance use disorders. The RAAM Clinic focuses on addiction medicine and offers both medication and psychosocial interventions to meet client goals.
Is this program for me?
Must be 12 years of age or older, and
Experiencing problematic opioid, alcohol, or substance use
Must reside in London-Middlesex, Elgin, or Oxford County
- Diagnose substance use disorders (e.g. opioid use disorder, alcohol use disorder, stimulant use disorder)
- Prescribe Suboxone for opioid use disorders and opioid conversions
- Prescribe Naltrexone and/or other anti-craving medications for alcohol and other substance use disorders
- Overdose prevention education and take-home Naloxone kits
- Brief addiction counselling
- Referrals to community services for addiction and social services
- Provide trauma-informed care
What to Expect
- Safe, comfortable, accessible meeting space
- Provide a urine sample for drug screening at each clinic visit
- Appointments with medical staff, nurses and addiction counsellors
- Detailed history, explore substance use concerns and recovery
- Regularly scheduled clinic visits based on clinical progress
What To Bring
- OHIP card
- List of medications, including prescribed and non-prescribed medications
We do not provide primary care or emergency medical services.
How Do I Get An Appointment?
Call 519-673-3242 ext. 281 to book an appointment or drop-in.
*New clients are encouraged to arrive at the beginning of clinic*
Monday 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
*Drop-ins are welcome during clinic hours
*Closed Statutory Holidays
- You can self-refer or Drop-in
- Health care professionals (e.g. family doctor, nurse practitioner, counsellor, or hospital)
- Referrals can be faxed to 519-673-1022
Community Education for Health Care Professionals
RAAM Clinic support opportunities for professional development. Please call (519-673-3242 Ext. 281) if you are interested in observing or learning more about addiction medicine.