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Thrive

 

An exciting regional program funded by the South East Local Health Integration Network

Are you a woman who:

Is pregnant and/or parenting children under the age of 6

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Have been/are currently experiencing a problem with opioids (oxycodone, Percocet®, heroin, Dilaudid®, morphine) or receiving methadone treatment

Thrive offers:

  • Counseling
  • In-hospital and in-home support visits
  • Parenting support and education
  • A single coordinated care plan for you and your family
  • Time for you to recognize your strengths, set goals and expand your supports
  • Opportunities to participate in our community advisory group

Thrive helps with transportation, food and childcare so you can participate.

The Kingston office is located at 263 Weller Avenue. Women are welcome to self-refer to this location by calling Jessica at 613.453.5542 or Michele at 613.453.0737.

You can find Thrive staff working out of 3 area Community Health Centres: Kingston Community Health Centres,  Belleville -Quinte West Community Health Centre and Rideau Community Health Services.

Publication

The Thrive program was part of the study Rooming-in care for infants of opioid-dependent mothers published by Canadian Family Physician in December 2015.