Roshni Clinic

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Roshni Clinic is a supportive adult (19 years and older) program for men and women of the South Asian community. It addresses problems associated with alcohol and non-opioid drug use.

Services are provided in English, Punjabi and Hindi by health care providers who specialize in substance use disorder.

Roshni Clinic is part of the South Asian Clinic at the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre.

What services do we provide?

  • Intake and assessment
  • Ongoing treatment for problems associated with alcohol and non-opioid drug use
  • One-time consultations for family doctors who would like recommendations on managing a patient with alcohol and non-opioid drug use disorder
  • A holistic, patient-centred approach, with a strong focus on the cultural context and issues specific to members of the South Asian community
  • Services are provided in English, Punjabi, and Hindi, and are open to all those who self-identify as South Asian including those of Punjabi, Indian, Bangladeshi, and Pakistani descent
  • Medical management of second stage withdrawal symptoms, one-to-one counselling, psychosocial educational groups, education and support for families, and telehealth appointments by phone or computer for select patients
  • Referral to other supportive programs

Who can access these services?

Roshni Clinic is suited for men and women (19 years and older) struggling with physical and mental health issues associated with alcohol and non-opioid drug use.

How can I access these services?

You can contact the Roshni Clinic at 604-953-9715 or you can ask for a referral from the following: 

  • Family doctor or other health care provider
  • Community Substance Use Services clinics
  • Withdrawal Management Centre (Detox/Daytox)
  • Sobering Centre

The clinic is on the 3rd floor of the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre (3B) and is open Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

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