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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 using a harm reduction approach
  • In-hospital and in-home support visits
  • Advocacy
  • Transportation support
  • 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
  • Assistance with vouchers for groceries and prenatal vitamins

The Kingston office is located at 263 Weller Avenue. Women are welcome to self-refer to this location by contacting a counsellor at 613.453.5542 or 613.453.0737.

You can find Thrive staff working out of three 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.