First Step Group consists of a multi-disciplinary team of health care professionals who have expertise in treating patients who abuse or become dependent on prescription or street narcotics

Our team approach utilizes the individual skills of physicians, nurses, counsellors and pharmacists to provide you the best service and to better your chance of recovery.


The First Step Group has been at the forefront of Opiate Replacement Therapy (ORT) in Canada. We were one of the first dedicated methadone clinics and dispensing pharmacies in Ontario. We trace our involvement back to 1992, giving us over 25 years of experience.