The Rapid Access Addiction Clinic (RAAC) supports individuals with opioid use disorder by starting and maintaining clients on opioid agonist (replacement) therapy (Buprenorphine/Naloxone[Suboxone]/Methadone/Kadian).
Clients are enrolled in the multi-disciplinary, intensive, short term service while they stabilize. Clients are supported as they transition to longer term community services including primary care providers.
The clinic is part of a network of community-based services for clients seeking treatment and support for opioid use disorder in partnership with Umbrella (peer support) the Cool Aid Health Centre, Victoria Youth Clinic, Pandora Clinic, Outreach Services Clinic and Westshore AVI Health Centre.
Access to the RAAC is through any of the following methods
- Physician referral
- Mental Health and Substance Use Intake
- Hospital (Emergency Department)
- Walk-ins are welcome Monday to Friday at 9am, closed stat holidays
For immediate help or support
If you are in a situation that involves immediate risk of harm to self or others, please call 9-1-1.
For emotional support or assistance contact Vancouver Island 24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.
1119 Pembroke St
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Closed Satutory Holidays