Methadone (or Buprenorphine) can be used to help individuals with a dependence or addiction to opioids (pain medication). They are used to help individuals manage and overcome dependence/addiction to pain medication and are used along with other therapy and support.
Additional services in the program may include:
- Counseling and developing an individual treatment plan
- Therapy groups and programs
- Referrals to psychiatrist, mental health clinician and medical testing (if needed)
- Support accessing community resources (e.g. housing and income supports)
The program is made up of a team of health care professionals including nurses, doctors, and social workers.
Location, hours and contact information
E.C. Purdy Building
Nova Scotia Hospital
300 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth
Central intake number: 902-424-8866
How do I get an appointment?
To find out if this program is the right option for you, please call our central intake team: 902-424-8866 or toll free at 1-866-340-6700