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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.
Northwest Territories Detox and other Medical Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs
Links to Other Addiction Services by Type
|(0.13 % of Canadian population)|
|(*) 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
Note: Crisis centre phone numbers for Yellowknife.
Inuvik Suicide Line
Nats'ejée K'éh 24 Hour Crisis Line
Western Arctic Helpline
Toll-free: (800)661-0844 (open 7-11PM)
YellowPages.ca 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 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.