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Canadadrugrehab.ca is a free online directory listing of alcohol and drug rehab programs and other addiction-related services located in Canada.
Canadian Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation New Brunswick
|Source: Statistics Canada, Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 census.|
Atlantic Health Services Corporation (AHSC) serves a catchment population of 176,000 in the Southwestern part of the province, extending from Sussex to St. Stephen, including the Fundy Isles of Grand Manan, Campobello and Deer Island. Saint John is the primary referral centre for the people of this region and throughout the province.
A map of AHSC Regional Health Authority shows the various municipalities within the regional boundaries.
NEW BRUNSWICK (PROVINCE-WIDE) EMERGENCY SERVICES
Police, Fire, and Ambulance
Suicide & Crisis Lines
Kids Help Phone counsellors provide children and adolescents with immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency.
Community Mental Health Centres
provide treatment for suicidal persons in crisis situations as well as treatment on a short-, mid and long-term basis.
New Brunswick Problem Gambling Help Line
Note: open 24hrs a day. Available in English & French.
Refer to the Gambling Addiction Treatment section for a list of problem gambling treatment services.
P.O. Box 1033
Fredericton NB E3B 5C2
Help 24 Au Secours Inc.
P.O. Box 1101
Moncton NB E1C 8P6
ATLANTIC HEALTH SCIENCES CORPORATION NEW BRUNSWICK (REGIONAL) EMERGENCY SERVICES
See New Brunswick Emergency Services.
GOVERNMENT OF NEW BRUNSWICK (PROVINCE-WIDE) HEALTH SERVICES
ATLANTIC HEALTH SCIENCES CORPORATION (REGIONAL) HEALTH SERVICES
Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation RHA
P O Box 5200
400 University Avenue
Saint John NB E2L 4L4
Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation also provides mental health services .
GOVERNMENT OF NEW BRUNSWICK (PROVINCE-WIDE) ALCOHOL AND DRUG REHAB SERVICES
Services for addictions are offered by all Regional Addiction Services centres in each health region. For information from RHA other than AHSC, please contact one of the following offices:
Phone: (506) 547-2086
Phone: (506) 856-2333
Phone: (506) 452-5558
Phone: (506) 735-2092
Phone: (506) 789-7055
Phone: (506) 394-3615
Phone: (506) 623-3375
ATLANTIC HEALTH SCIENCES CORPORATION (REGIONAL) ALCOHOL AND DRUG REHAB SERVICES
Ridgewood Addiction Services
PO Box 3566 Station B
Saint John West
South Bay NB E2M 4Y1
Note: operated by AHSC.
Satellite offices are located in the following municipalities:
Phone: (506)465-4412 or -4760
Note: offer both adult and youth outpatient services.
Phone: (506)432-3141 or -3428
Note: offer both adult and youth outpatient services.
ALCOHOL AND DRUG REHAB PROGRAMS BY MUNICIPALITY
Type of Service
Each listing here provides alcohol and drug treatment services that are either medical, outpatient or residential:
Due to the lack of available detoxification services, you may have to travel outside of your municipality for assistance.
If you require residential alcohol and drug rehab, you may need to travel outside of your municipality to find a program that provides the right combination of length of stay, treatment philosophy, suitable peer group, staff training, etc. Wait lists are also common so looking outside of your region may help you locate a program with a shorter waitlist.
Since outpatient visits are typically provided on an ongoing basis for a few hours each week, try to find a service provider that is within a reasonable driving distance from your home community.
Source of Funding
Providers may be government-funded, government-subsidized or privately-funded (fee for service):
Government-funded programs typically have either the provincial ministry of health or local health authority somewhere in name of the organization. Also, the vast majority of hospitals in Canada are government-funded.
Government-subsidized providers receive major funding from the government in addition to donations and other revenue streams such as thrift stores (Salvation Army is an example). For the most part, government-subsidized programs are typically non-governmental organizations with an independent management team and board of directors.
Privately-funded providers include physicians in private practice even though under Canada's universal health care policy, the government is billed for services rendered to individual Canadians. Although some privately-funded drug and alcohol rehab services exist in Canada, the vast majority are either government-funded or government-subsidized. Please note that privately-funded providers listed in canadadrugrehab.ca may be for-profit or not-for-profit. Since no distinction between for-profit and not-for-profit is made in canadadrugrehab.ca, visitors to this website that require additional information should contact the service provider directly.
How to search in this section:
1. This section is listed alphabetically by municipality. Scroll down to the name of the municipality or use the quick links at the top of the page
2. to find a provider by name (company name or professional's last name) click the Control (Ctrl) key and, while holding it down, click the 'F' key
3. A "Find" window will pop up. In the space type in the name, avoiding use of first name or other words that could narrow down your search too far
Disclaimer: Inclusion or omission of an organization or agency in this database does not imply endorsement or non-endorsement by canadadrugrehab.ca. In no event shall canadadrugrehab.ca be liable for any decision or action taken in reliance on information provided by this referral service. Any questions regarding an alcohol and drug rehab program listing should be directed to that organization. If you believe you need immediate assistance, please call 911 or your local crisis hotline .
Programs that treat the physical aspects of alcohol and drug misuse such as withdrawal management (detox), addiction medicine, drug testing and methadone maintenance. For more information see the Medical Section.
Programs offered once or twice a week with, typically one to three hours per session and are either government-funded (free) or private (ranging $50 to $200 / hour depending on therapist qualifications). Meals and accommodation are NOT provided. For more information see the Outpatient Section.
Programs that provide counseling, meals and accommodation. Primary Treatment (usually 30 days) is intensive therapy followed by Support Recovery (usually 6 months or longer) where clients learn to transition back to society. Government-funded residential treatment is usually no cost or $50 per day but requires a referral from a family doctor, medical detox or government-funded outpatient clinic. Private treatment can range from $200 to $500 per day and does not require a referral. For more information see the Residential Section.
Meetings are social gatherings for people who desire to stop drinking (AA, LifeRing, etc.), drugs (NA, CA) or have a loved one that is struggling with alcohol or drugs (Al-Anon, Nar-Anon). These groups are NOT therapy. For more information see the Meetings section.
Trained professionals that assist families with family members who refuse to get help with an addiction. Fees are not covered by the government and can cost hundreds of dollars up to $5000 (plus travel expenses) depending on the interventionist. For more information see the Find an Interventionist section.