Withdrawal Management

Community Withdrawal Management Services (CWMS) offers an alternative to residential withdrawal management for individuals who can safely withdrawal from alcohol and/or other drugs in a safe and supportive community environment.
 
When a person stops using alcohol and/or other drugs their body and mind may experience physical and/or emotional symptoms. This process is commonly known as withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms can be mild to severe depending on the substance used, the amount used and how long a person has been using it. Withdrawal may include physical symptoms such as sweating, racing heart, palpitations, muscle tension, difficulty breathing, shakes, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea and emotional symptoms such as anxiety, restlessness, irritability, insomnia, poor concentration or depression.
 
CWMS counsellors/case managers are available to assist individuals who want to stop using alcohol and/or other drugs to develop a plan for withdrawal.
 
  • Participation is volunt ary.
  • Services are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.
  • Nursing staff are avaiable for consulatation.
  • Medical assessment by a physician may be requested.                                                                                                          

Services Include:

  • Screening/Intake & Assessment
  • Individual Counselling                                                                  
  • Group Counselling
  • Pre Withdrawal Planning
  • Acute and Post Acute Withdrawal Monitoring and Support
  • Transitional Case Management
  • Withdrawal from alcohol or other drugs is an important part of the recovery process.
 
For more information or to speak with a Community Withdrawal Management counsellor/case manager please call:
 
                             Local:  905-827-5320   or   Toll Free: 1-877-517-2237
 
 

ADAPT CWMS is funded by the Mississauga Halton LHIN Community Concurrent Disorders Program. 

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