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Mental Health & Addiction Services

Residential Withdrawal Management Service


RVH Addiction Services is a 17 bed facility located off site from the main hospital campus at 70 Wellington Street West and offers a best practice model of care for addiction treatment.


Residential Withdrawal Management Service

Main Line: 705-728-4226
RVH Line: 705-728-9090 Ext. 24100
Toll Free: 1-866-850-7034
Fax: 705-728-7308


​Manager: Brian Irving – Interim Manager, Addiction Services (WMS) and North Simcoe Muskoka Regional RAAM Services (Rapid Access Addiction Medicine)

Location: 70 Wellington Street West

Directions to RVH Addiction Services 
from HWY 400 N
Exit Hwy 400 at Bayfield Street. Turn right onto Bayfield Street. At the second set of lights, turn right onto Wellington Street W. The clinic is located on the right hand side past Toronto Street.

Directions to RVH Addiction Services 
from HWY 400 S

Exit Hwy 400 at Bayfield Street. Turn left onto Bayfield Street. At the third set of lights, turn right onto Wellington Street W. The clinic is located on the right hand side past Toronto Street.


Residential Withdrawal Management Service

Residential Withdrawal Management Service helps individuals 16 years and older, begin their recovery in a safe and therapeutic environment (average stay 3-5 days). Residential Withdrawal Management Service provides:

  • •  Non-medical co-ed residential withdrawal management service

  • •  An immediate and nurturing support system throughout the withdrawal process

  • •  Individual and group counseling sessions encouraging personal responsibility and accountability

  • •  Inter-professional model of care - An interdisciplinary healthcare team

  • •  Wheelchair accessible withdrawal management unit      

  • Residential Withdrawal Management Service Referral Process

    Residential Withdrawal Management Services are voluntary and individuals are encouraged to self-refer by calling the unit anytime 24/7.  Call and inquire if a bed is available, formal referrals are not required. Staff will complete a quick screening over the phone with the individual seeking services to ensure it is safe for them to detoxify in our non-medical services.  If an individual is referred or arrives at the RVH Withdrawal Management Services with health concerns, they are referred for medical/psychiatric treatment to an Emergency department.


Family Information Brochure-Addiction Services Withdrawal Management.pdf

Withdrawal Management Brochure.pdf


Resources for Mental Health and Addiction Problems.pdf

Family Brochure Apr.12.pdf

Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care

Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)

Ontario Disability Support Program

Ontario Drug Benefit : Trillium Drug Program

The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT)

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Al-Anon Family Groups

Drug Abuse and Your Body

Canadian Mental Health Association

Centre for Addictions and Mental Health

Connex Ontario

Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee

Mental Health Minute

Mental Health Commission of Canada  

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario

Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office