Rapid Access Addiction Medicine Clinic

At our Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) clinics, individuals who are struggling with substance dependency can get the help they need from trained professionals, including physicians and/or nurse practitioners, addiction counsellors and peer support workers with lived experience.

About the RAAM


  • Assessment of substance-use concerns
  • Review of treatment options including harm reduction and abstinence
  • Education and medical support related to withdrawal
  • Brief individual counselling and peer support
  • Education on overdose prevention and the use of naloxone
  • Referral to longer-term supports for ongoing care


  • Cambridge
    • Waterloo Region Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic, 13 Water Street North (rear entrance), Cambridge
    • Hours of Operation: Mondays and Fridays, 9am to 3pm.

First appointments are provided on a walk-in basis Arriving earlier in the day is recommended due to high patient volume. Clinics are closed on statutory holidays.

For more information, call: 519-957-5000 or email raam@houseoffriendship.org.