In Ontario, 1/3 of all opioid overdose deaths of those employed, work in construction
WHO WE ARE
A Whole-person Care Approach
A not-for-profit founded by passionate health care providers providing whole-person care and facilitating support for those who need it most.
Pathways to Recovery works to scale respectful, patient-centred care that improves the health of individuals and communities struggling with substance use health, complex mental health, and infectious diseases. Through strategic partnerships with organizations that model respect-based care, we are committed to providing an accessible, inclusive continuum of quality services and support to vulnerable, underserved populations along with their family, friends, and communities.
Why We Do It
The system wasn’t built for substance use disorders, together we have to build it
1 in 2 overdose-related deaths have a healthcare encounter within the 30 days prior
96% increase in opioid toxicity deaths during the first year of the pandemic
In 2021 there were approximately 20 deaths per day from opioid toxicity
Over 50% of injection drug use leads to Hepatitis C
HOW WE DO IT
By partnering, building, or leading innovative programs that seek to curb the opioid crisis.
Some of our signature projects include:
Through a multi-agency collaboration, the Mobile Health Clinics are an innovative, cost-effective healthcare delivery approach that is specially equipped to serve people experiencing homeless, rural, and marginalized communities with inequitable access to care.
Safer Supply Ottawa
Safer Supply Ottawa provides legal, pharmaceutical-grade drugs to users, prescribed, and monitored by healthcare providers. Aimed at preventing death and offering accessible healthcare with social support, enhancing traditional harm reduction strategies.
Whole Person Care
Wrap-around social services increase patient outcomes exponentially. We fund and work alongside patients, families, and front-line clinical staff to identify patient wellness gaps in our system.
How You Can Get Involved
There are many ways for individuals and organizations to get involved in the movement for better, whole person addiction care, your contribution has the power to save lives.
45 Montreal Road
Vanier, ON K1L 6E8
To improve the health and wellness of individuals while helping families and communities better understand the challenges of substance use health, complex mental health disorders, and illness from infectious diseases.
*Please note that Pathways to Recovery does not directly provide clinical services. If you are in crisis, please call 911 or visit your nearest Emergency Department.