AHS Substance Abuse in Later Life (SAILL)

Address:

AHS Senior's Health Clinic - Bridgeland
1070 McDougall Road NE
Calgary, Alberta
T2E 7Z2

Phone:(403) 955-6155
Fax:(403) 955-6169
Email:
Website:http://www.calgaryhealthregion.ca/mh/saill.htm
Hours of Operation: 8:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday
Fees:
Brief Description of Services Provided:

Through a Harm Reduction model, the SAILL program assists seniors (60 & over) and their families with problems of alcohol and/or medication misuse. Services include assessment and treatment, case management, counseling (individual and family support), psycho-educational and alumni groups, social support luncheons, and medical consultation as needed.

Special Populations:
Referral Process:A family physician, Homecare, hospital inpatient unit, or a community agency can contact "One Line Referral (OLR) at 267-2991 or Seniors' Health Outpatient Clinic at 943-3453.
Programs Offered:
Restrictions or Exclusions Criteria: 1) Must not be a Long Term Care resident.
2) Primary addiction must not be gambling or street drugs.
3) Must be cognitively able to integrate information.