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    Satellite – Opiate Treatment Clinic

Satellite is an opiate treatment clinic and is located in Toronto’s downtown Parkdale area at 21 Strickland Ave. near Dufferin and Queen Street West. Satellite is an outpatient program and works from a harm reduction approach to treatment designed to reduce drug-related harm, without requiring the cessation of drug use. Our role is to support people who are addressing opiate use, by providing a safe and accessible space and a qualified professional staff to help clients set and achieve wellness goals.

How to get support?

  • Call us at 416-537-9346 or drop by in person to 21 Strickland Ave. If you are looking for opiate treatment.
  • We will talk to you within 24 hours about your situation and help you determine if Satellite is the right fit.
  • If Satellite is the right fit, then we work with you to determine the best treatment for your needs.
  • We also have 'counselling only', for people seeking support around issues related to their use of opiates, but who may or may not be on opiate replacement treatment.

What will I find at Satellite?

  • A friendly drop in space that offers food, internet access, activities, companionship and a safe place to relax in.
  • Qualified and dedicated staff, consisting of counsellors, health care workers, a doctor, a nurse and admin staff.
  • A full range of addiction services including assessment, treatment planning, case management, therapy, referrals, and treatment reviews.
  • You decide how long you want to be in treatment. There are no time limits to the program.
  • Confidential and private care.
  • An assurance that you will get the expertise and best practices in the treatment of opiate use.

About Opiate Treatment

Opiate replacement therapy started with methadone in New York. Methadone has been labeled the grandfather of harm reduction and is supported by research as effective treatment for opiate users. We also use buprenorphine (, a new treatment for opiate dependence.

Satellite uses the best practice model of opiate replacement with counselling and social support by a qualified multidisciplinary team. Science has proven that offering this service model helps people develop wellness strategies, reduces risk of illness and promotes health recovery. Treatment Works!



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