Manitoba Opioid Support and Treatment

Program Criteria

Individuals who are opiate dependent are eligible for the program.

Opiate drugs include the following:

  • Morphine
  • Heroin
  • Oxycontin
  • Percocet
  • Percodan
  • Dilaudid
  • Demerol
  • Codeine
  • Fentanyl

The diagnosis of opiate dependence will be based on some or all of the following:

  • History of opiate use
  • Use of opiates to prevent withdrawal
  • Continued use of opiates despite recurrent problems
  • Repeated unsuccessful attempts to stop or reduce use
  • Priority of opiate use over other important life activities
  • One urine drug screen positive of opiates

Previous unsuccessful attempts on methadone treatment will not exclude a client from this program.

Exclusion Criteria includes:

  • Clients with psychiatric disorders that would preclude compliance with the regulations of the program
  • Clients with the history of problematic behaviours such as episodes of violence directed toward other clients or staff members. Violence towards other clients “off premise” may not exclude from program
  • Clients who have any medical condition that would affect informed choice or self care
  • Clients must be over the age of 18

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