Mentoring, Education, and Clinical Tools for Addiction: Partners in Health Integration (META:PHI)

A provincial initiative to support health care providers in treating people struggling with substance use disorders.

This website offers information about the META:PHI care model, clinical addiction tools for health care providers, resources for patients, and information about rapid access addiction medicine clinics across the province.
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META:PHI News

Guideline on OAT Prescribing During COVID-19 (update)
September 23, 2021

In order to facilitate safe ongoing OAT prescribing during the COVID-19 outbreak, representatives from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, the Ontario Medical Association, and META:PHI have produced a guideline for recommended modifications to OAT practices. This document was originally posted in March 2020 and was most recently updated in August 2021.

COVID-19 - Opioid Agonist Treatment Guidance (Version date: August 2021)


New resource: Primary care management of substance use
August 12, 2021

A new primary care resource has just been posted in Provider Resources. Primary care management of substance use is a revised version of the META:PHI primary care book, providing updated guidance for primary care clinicians on screening, treating, and supporting patients with respect to their substance use.


New resource: Methadone treatment for people who use fentanyl
July 5, 2021

A new resource has just been posted in Provider ResourcesMethadone treatment for people who use fentanyl is the first in a series of evidence-based guidelines for providing opioid agonist therapy to people who use fentanyl. Many thanks to everyone who gave feedback on this document!


Toolkit for the Management of Opioid Use Disorder in the ED Setting
April 19, 2021

A new resource for emergency department clinicians has just been posted! The Toolkit for the Management of Opioid Use Disorder in the ED Setting is a collection of clinical protocols, patient materials, and administrative templates designed to support the ED management of opioid use disorder.