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Drugs, Alcohol and Pathological Gambling

We offer specialized services in addictions (alcohol, drugs and gambling) everywhere in the region. These services are not only for the addicts but for their family members as well.
Individuals wishing to access services must go to or call a CLSC service point, which is the entry point for addiction services.

At the CLSC, an intervener will carry out an evaluation which will help direct the individual to the proper resources according to the type and level of care identified.

Our services

First line services in addictions are the following:

  • Early tracking, detection and intervention;
  • Outpatient detoxification in a natural environment;
  • In hospital detoxification when necessary;
  • Psychosocial and aftercare follow-up;
  • Psychosocial and medical follow-up for opioid substitution program. 


Specialized second line services are the following:

  • External and internal rehabilitation (including the opioid substitution program);
  • Support for social reintegration;
  • Support for families 

To access our services

Rehabilitation services with accommodations are located in Amos. Service points (outpatient clinics) are found in each MRC in Abitibi-Témiscamingue.
Services are accessible Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (excluding lunch hour and holidays).

Consult our interactive chart to know the points of services for addiction rehabilitation.

For emergencies

For all addiction problems (alcohol, drugs, medication and gambling) that require immediate attention, you must go to the Emergency department nearest to you.

Other resources

Do you want to learn more about the risks related to excessive alcohol or drug consumption or gambling? Do you want advice on how to prevent excessive consumption or gambling problems?

Consult Portail santé mieux-être.


Other links

Alcohol - Drugs: support and referral1 800 265-2626
Gambling: support and referral1 800 461-0140 / 1 866 SOS-JEUX
Éduc’alcoolWeb Site
Youth help line1 800 263-2266
Parent help line1 800 361-5085
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)819 797-1016 et Web Site
Al-Anon et AlateenWeb Site
Info-Santé / Info-Social811


Regional community agencies

Directory of regional community agencies