The Cochrane District Detox Centre (CDDC), which is sponsored by the Smooth Rock Falls Hospital, was opened in November 1989. The 27-bed facility is housed in the Mattagami Centre (former SRF Hospital) in Smooth Rock Falls. The agency is mandated to offer services to the population of the North East region; a small percentage of persons from other regions of the Province also seek services at the CDDC. This residential centre operates 24/7. The CDDC is designated under Bill 8. The CDDC is a co-ed bilingual facility.
MISSIONTo provide support and programming designed to address the special needs of people recovering from addiction and to assist them in rebuilding their lives with dignity and respect.
VISIONWe envision a healthy community with an improved quality of life through the reduction of the harmful effects of addiction.
MANDATE & SERVICES OFFEREDIn accordance with the Multi-Sector Service Accountability Agreement (M-SAA), with the Ontario Health North, the CDDC offers the following services:
- Entry services
- Phase I-Crisis/Withdrawal
- Phase 2-Residential Withdrawal Management Services Level 2
- Residential Support Services Level-1
- Case management services
- Initial Assessment and Referral Services
The CDDC hires Program Workers, a Case Manager, an Operations Manager, a Cook and purchases services from NCAS with regards to administrative and clinical work. The majority of our staff either have a College diploma in drug addiction or social services or a University degree in a health related field. All staff are bilingual; the agency is culturally sensitive.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The Cochrane District Detox Centre is sponsored by the Smooth Rock Falls Hospital and maintains a close relationship with the Falls Medical Clinic who ensures medical services to our clients. The CDDC, through a Service Agreement, is managed by North Cochrane Addiction Services Inc. in terms of administrative and clinical services.
The CDDC is funded by the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) and from time to time does receive donations from individuals or private businesses.