Addictions Unit

Griffith Edwards Centre

The Addictions Unit, Griffith Edwards Centre

The Addictions Unit, Griffith Edwards Centre, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is a hospital-based addictions service that provides a continuum of care for adults (18 years of age or more) with drug/alcohol and mental health disorders. It consists of inpatient and outpatient services. Although the majority of treatment is provided on an outpatient basis, an integral component of treatment for some is medical detoxification that is conducted on the inpatient psychiatry unit at the Montreal General Hospital.

All fees for eligible clients are covered by Quebec Health Insurance. 

The Addictions Unit provides clients with a variety of programs which include: