Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM)

Access Place

  • 101 15th Street East, Prince Albert, SK
  • Phone: 306-765-6544

Hours (excluding statutory holidays):

  • Coordinator – Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Physician – Monday to Friday, 1 – 4 p.m.

 

Who We Are

  • RAAM provides timely access to care for individuals looking to make changes in their substance use.
  • At the RAAM clinic you will be seen by an inter-professional team who work together with you in creating a care plan that fits your needs and goals.
  • RAAM services are short-term, and while you are with us, we will connect you to the appropriate community care providers for ongoing care and support.
  • Walk-ins welcome!

 

The Team

Your care team may include:

  • Physician
  • Nurse\Nurse Practitioner
  • Social Worker
  • Addictions Counsellor
  • Peer Support Worker                     

How to access RAAM

  • RAAM offers walk-in services, and also accepts referrals from the emergency department, and community care providers.
  • You can call us directly to book an appointment, or ask your care provider to make a referral.
  • All services are free.

What We Provide

Assessment

  • All clients are seen and assessed for substance use disorders

Counselling

  • Provide trauma-informed short-term counselling around substance use

Medication

  • Treatments for opioid use disorder including methadone, and suboxone
  • Anti-craving medications for alcohol use disorder
  • RAAM is not a pain clinic, and opioid prescriptions for pain are not provided.

Support

  • Make appropriate connections to community partners for substance use, psychosocial, and social support services
  • Help transition care back to primary care providers
  • Connect clients to a primary care provider if needed

Harm Reduction

  • Training around safe consumption and overdose prevention
  • Take Home Naloxone kits available