Contact Information
Office Phone 519-351-5800
Primary Contact Dr Del Donald, Director, Bluewater Methadone Clinic; Phone: 519-351-5800
Alternate Contact Lori Kirkland, Operations Manager, Bluewater Methadone Clinic; Phone: 519-337-5000
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Methadone Maintenance Treatment and Suboxone Maintenance Treatment for opiate addicts.
Hours Mon - 9am - 5pm 
Tue & Fri - 9am - 4pm 
Wed - By appointment only 
Thu - 9am-6pm
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Eligibility Requirements 
There are five criteria that should be met in order to become a patient at Bluewater Methadone Clinic. These include: 
1) Opioid use 
2) Physical dependence as evidenced by symptoms or signs of opioid withdrawl (which may include: nausea, vomiting, muscle aches, runny nose, sweating, diarrhea, yawning, fever, insomnia) 
3) Psychological dependence (which may include: daily use, financial and legal difficulties, inability to discontinue use, neglect of major responsibilities, preoccupation with acquiring drug) 
4) Inability to benefit from other non-methadone treatments (e.g. past history of treatment failures, opioid dependence greater than one year, etc.) 
5) Agreement to terms and conditions in Bluewater Methadone Clinic's Policies and Procedures for Patients (note Clinic Policies and Procedures on our website) 
Valid OHIP card
Application self-referral * Medical authorization/documentation may be required * appointment required * application process required * usually no waiting period
Languages English
Fees None ; Valid OHIP card needed ; Methadone treatment is covered by ODP for those eligible; cllinic fees are covered by OHIP
Agency Information
Primary Executive Dr Del Donald, Director
Funding Provincial - OHIP
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
69 Grand Ave E
Chatham, ON N8A 4K1
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Intersection Grand Ave and Wellington St W
Physical Access Partially Accessible - No Push Button Access

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