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Temporary Closure of Detox Unit at Horizon’s Ridgewood Addiction Services

(SAINT JOHN) Friday, Sept. 10, 2021- Due to an ongoing nursing shortage we have temporarily closed our detox unit at Horizon's Ridgewood Addiction Services in Saint John.

During this temporary closure, all detox clients/patients will be directed to a Horizon facility in either Moncton, Fredericton or Miramichi.

We will explore options for patients/clients who require assistance to travel to another detox centre.

Our staff will not be affected as they are being temporarily reassigned to other duties within Horizon's Addiction and Mental Health Services in Saint John.

These temporary changes were made to ensure safe and quality care to all our clients/patients. We are committed to reopening the Saint John detox unit as soon as we are safely able to do so.

 

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For more information contact:

Kris McDavid

Media Relations

1-877-499-1899

Media@HorizonNB.ca

www.HorizonNB.ca

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