The Mobile Withdrawal Management Service (MWMS) supports people wanting to detox from a substance they are using. People are referred to this mobile service, which provides medical supports outside of a health facility or treatment centre. The individual must be eighteen (18) years and older and live in Winnipeg, East St. Paul or West St. Paul.
All referrals to the MWMS must be made by a physician at Rapid Access to Addiction Medicine (RAAM) site (Crisis Response Centre or Riverpoint locations), the WRHA Co-Occurring Disorders Initiative or the HSC Addictions Unit. For more information on how to access this program you can visit a RAAM clinic at the following locations:
Where: Crisis Response Centre
817 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg
Regular Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m.
Phone: (204) 940-2177
Where: River Point Centre
146 Magnus Avenue, Winnipeg
Regular Hours: Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. and Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Phone: (204) 944-6209 or 1 (855) 662-6605 (Call Monday – Friday 8:30-4:30)
The team is made up of nurses and health and social services workers who provide day-to-day management, with the support of an addiction physician from Klinic. The team works seven days a week to support the clients and their families or support persons, with the Klinic crisis line providing after hours support. In addition, all enrolled clients will have access to Elder and Indigenous services.
For Health Care Professionals: Health Care Provider Fact Sheet (MWMS)
For Clients: Client Fact Sheet (MWMS)
Please note there is no self-referral and currently a limited number of referral sources.