Renfrew County
Community Withdrawal Management Services - C.W.M.S.
 

This program provides safe & supportive client centered community withdrawal management services that are readily accessible and culturally sensitive to the needs of Renfrew County residents.

Admission Criteria
Program participants must meet the following conditions:

  • Be a resident of Renfrew or North Lanark Counties
  • Voluntarily enter our program
  • Be willing to stop using drugs or alcohol
  • Be medically stable

Helping You Manage Withdrawal
Our program has the following benefits:

  • Provides the client's family or support system with the knowledge and assistance to safely facilitate the withdrawal process
  • Monitors withdrawal signs and symptoms
  • Facilitates home visits or in office supportive counseling
  • 24 hour telephone support
  • Provides access to appropriate levels of care - Emergency Care, Medical Withdrawal Management or Residential Withdrawal Management services
  • Reduces barriers to obtaining withdrawal management services
  • Reduces risk of withdrawal complications

Breaking Through Barriers
The Renfrew County CWMS allows people to receive support withdrawing from alcohol and/or drugs in a safe environment.

This program directly benefits:

  • Men or women responsible for children or elders in their home
  • People with physical or mobility challenges
  • Those without transportation
  • People with social anxieties or other mental health issues (ie agoraphobia)
  • Someone who has had negative experiences in Residential Withdrawal Management Services
  • Renfrew County Residents with cultural sensitivities

How The Service Works
Clients may be referred to the Renfrew County C.W.M.S. program by all sources including::

  • Self referral
  • A family member or a friend
  • Physicians, Nurses, Mental Health Workers
  • Employer
  • Staff of social agencies

For more information on our program and services, please contact us at 613-432-7620 or Laurie.Alton@mackaymanor.ca

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. plus Monday evenings and Saturday Mornings.

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Do You Want To Stop using Alcohol or Drugs?
If you want to learn more about this new program, contact us today!

Call 613-432-7620