Here 24/7 is your front door to the addictions, mental health and crisis services provided by 12 agencies across the Waterloo-Wellington region. Simply reach out and they do the intake, assessment, referral, crisis, waitlist and appointment booking work for each program. They will be your guide, figure out your needs and help you navigate the system.
Connex Ontario is the province’s free and confidential information database and 24/7 help lines for all addiction, mental health and gambling services.
The Rapid Access Addiction Clinic (the “RAAC”) is a new walk-in clinic in Guelph for people struggling with addiction issues. At the RAAC, a doctor, peer counsellor or support worker can be seen for free and without an appointment or OHIP card.
The Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy is a coalition of 30 partner agencies and members of the lived experience community, who are working to implement a 4-Pillars drug strategy in the municipalities of Wellington County and the City of Guelph. The 4-Pillars include Prevention, Treatment, Enforcement and Harm Reduction, with a 4-Pillars strategy recognizing that no one sector can effectively respond to substance misuse in isolation.
Living with Loss
The new Living with Loss monthly group is for adults grieving the death of a loved one by substance use. It is facilitated by Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region. It runs on the third Wednesday of every month starting September 19, 2018 at The Family Centre in Kitchener and registration in not required. Please see click here to see all the details.