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How To Find Medical Addiction Treatment is a free online directory listing of alcohol and drug rehab programs and other addiction-related services located in Canada.

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Population (2006):
(0.13 % of Canadian population)
Capital City
(*) Note: A metropolitan area must have over 100,000 people.
Source: Statistics Canada (2006).
Alcohol and Drug Prevalence Rates  
Alcohol - Heavy Frequent Use in Past Year (*)
(Canadian avg. 7.1%)
Cannabis - Use in Past Year
(Canadian avg. 14.1%)
Cocaine/Crack - Use in Past Year
(Canadian avg.   1.9%)
(*) Note: heavy frequent use means five drinks or more, more than once a week. Source: Northwest TerritoriesDepartment of Health and Social Services (2004). NWT Addictions Survey .


Stay the Course.and Together We Can Secure the Foundation That Has Been Built is a report on mental health and addictions services in the NWT. A supplementary report on NWT Residential Treatment and NWT Withdrawal Management (detox) is also available.


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. Toll-free: (800)668-6868

Suicide Line
Toll-free: (800)784-2433
Note: Crisis centre phone numbers for Yellowknife.

The NWT Department of Health and Social Services provides suicide prevention support. Box 1320
Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Phone: (867)920-8758
Note: for more information read Facts About Suicide

Inuvik Suicide Line
Toll-free: (867)777-1234

Nats'ejée K'éh 24 Hour Crisis Line
Toll-free: (800)661-0846

Western Arctic Helpline
Toll-free: (800)661-0844 (open 7-11PM) has a directory of hospitals in Northwest Territories.

Refer to the Gambling Addiction Treatment section for problem gambling assistance.


Mental Health and Addiction Services has a listing of gambling, alcohol and drug treatment services funded by NWT Health and Social Services including residential alcohol and drug rehab programs and Salvation Army Addiction Services.

NWT Community Counselling Programs are located across the territory.
Phone: (867)873-7049 (Department Mental Health and Addiction Specialist)

The NWT Help Directory Database is a resource tool for health care and social services professionals.


Disclaimer: Inclusion or omission of an organization or agency in this database does not imply endorsement or non-endorsement by In no event shall 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 .

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