Mentoring, Education, and Clinical Tools for Addiction: Primary Care-Hospital Integration (META:PHI)

A provincial initiative to support health care providers in treating people struggling with substance use disorders.

This website offers information about the META:PHI care model, clinical addiction tools for health care providers, resources for patients, and information about rapid access addiction medicine clinics across the province.

COVID-19 Updates

Guideline on OAT Prescribing During COVID-19
December 22, 2020

In order to facilitate safe ongoing OAT prescribing during the COVID-19 outbreak, representatives from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, the Ontario Medical Association, and META:PHI have produced a guideline for recommended modifications to OAT practices. This document was originally posted in March 2020 and updated in December 2020.

COVID-19 - Opioid Agonist Treatment Guidance (Version date: December 2020)

RAAM Clinic Operations
March 21, 2020

We know that the COVID-19 outbreak has brought many changes to health care delivery, which affects patients and health care providers alike. We will be posting updates here as we add new documents and information to our website.

Patients: If you would like to attend a RAAM clinic, please call in advance to check the clinic hours. Phone numbers for RAAM clinics can be found on the clinic page.

Providers: A document on reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission to patients and providers in RAAM clinics has been posted on the provider tools page.

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New provider resource - Methadone treatment for people who use fentanyl
March 15, 2021

A new resource has just been posted in Provider Resources. Methadone treatment for people who use fentanyl is the first in a series of evidence-based guidelines for providing opioid agonist therapy to people who use fentanyl. Please download, share, and provide feedback on this draft document!

New provider resource - Guide to depot buprenorphine
November 24, 2020

A new resource on the use of depot buprenorphine has just been posted in Provider Resources. Please download and share!