Community Opioid Addiction Program
The Community Opioid Addiction Program (COAP) is designed to improve the health, social outcomes and quality of life of people with opioid addictions by offering both direct client services and community education.
Goals & Objectives
The goals and objectives of the Community Opioid Addiction Program include, but are not limited to: improved health, social outcomes and quality of life for individuals with opioid addictions and pregnant and parenting women with addictions; increase availability and appropriateness of services specifically targeted to people with opioid addictions and pregnant and parenting women with addictions; and reduced involvement with the criminal justice system.
Other goals and objectives include
- Reduction in substance use
- Access to opioid addiction treatment
- Access to primary health care
- Reduced repeat Emergency Room visits
- Improved linkages between programs serving client populations
Is This Program For Me?
- Must be 12 years of age or older
- Must be willing to enter the program
- Must have current or historic use of opioids and/or opioid substitution therapy
- Must reside in Thames Valley (London-Middlesex, Elgin, Oxford)
What We Offer
The Community Opioid Addiction Program provides a confidential, client-centered, harm reduction, community-based approach to working with individuals who have current or historic use of opioids and/or opioid substitution therapies such as methadone, suboxone and/or sublocade.
The program provides client services in diverse community-spaces across Thames Valley. Services include assessment, treatment planning, case management, withdrawal management support and community treatment. We support individuals with a range of goals including abstinence, moderation and/or harm reduction and assist individuals in any stage of change. The program provides a priority emphasis on individuals who face barriers to accessing treatment, women who are pregnant or parenting, youth, and people living with HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis C.
How Do I Get An Appointment?
- Call 519-673-3242 ext. 1222
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Complete Virtual Intake forms online
Who Can Make A Referral?
- Self referral by e-mail or phone
- Community agencies and organizations
- Healthcare services
Community Education Information
COAP staff members are available for speaking engagements or educational events. Please contact us to see if we can meet your needs or provide suggestions about other agencies that may better suit your needs. We also have a number of educational materials related to opioids and opioid substitution therapy that are available to both clients and community members.
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