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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.
Nova Scotia Alcohol and Drug related Support Group Meetings (AA, NA, Al-Anon, etc.)
AA - Alcoholics Anonymous (main site is www.aa.org)
CA - Cocaine Anonymous (main site is www.ca.org)
CODA - Co-Dependents Anonymous (main site is www.coda.org)
NA - Narcotics Anonymous (main site is www.na.org)
Alano Clubs - a place for recovering people to meet and socialize in a clean and sober environment before and after 12 step meetings.
Al-Anon / Alateen- a twelve-step program of recovery for friends and family members of individuals who misuse or are addicted to alcohol. Al-Anon is for adults within the program whereas Alateen is for youth (ages 12 to 20).
Co-Dependents Anonymous - a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and fulfilling relationships. Many participants are raised in families where addictions existed - some are not.
Intergroup - centralized offices (typically AA) that operate independently of the worldwide service structure. Intergroups are established to carry out certain functions (i.e. maintaining lists of meetings) that are best handled by a centralized office within a geographic region. Intergroups are maintained, supervised, and supported by Intergroup members. There are more than 600 Intergroup offices functioning through the world performing AA services.
LifeRing - a secular mutual support group that broke away from another secular mutual support group, SOS, in 1999. LifeRing is abstinence-based.
Nar-Anon - a twelve-step program of recovery for friends and family members of individuals who misuse or are addicted to drugs.
SMART RecoveryŽ - is a secular mutual support group. SMART RecoveryŽ views addictive behavior as a maladaptive habit, rather than as a disease.
Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters
1600 Corporate Landing Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5617
PO Box 153
Dartmouth NS B2Y 3Y3
Phone: (902)564-5188 (for District 9)
District 04 - Antigonish, Glendale, Monastery, Port Hawkesbury
District 06 - New Glasgow, Pictou, Trenton, Truro, Westville
District 07 - Dartmouth, Eastern Passage, Elmsdale, Enfield,
District 08 - Canning, Centreville, Ellershouse, Greenwood, Hantsport, Kingston, Windsor, Wolfville
District 09 - Baddeck Bay, Bras d'Or, Glace Bay, New Waterford, Sydney, Sydney River
District 11 - Bedford, Halifax, Lower Sackville, Sackville
District 12 - Annapolis Royal, Church Point, Digby, Yarmouth
District 13 - Bridgewater, Shelburne County
District 16 - Amherst, River Hebert
District 17 - Cheticamp, Ingonish Beach
Alcoholics Anonymous World Services
P.O. Box 459
New York NY 10163
District 1 & 2
Note: meetings for Halifax Region.
Annapolis Valley District 3 AA
Note: Meetings for Annapolis Royal, Berwick, Centerville, Greenwood, Kentville, Kingston, Windsor and Wolfville.
Note: meetings for Digby, Yarmouth.
Note: meetings for Amherst, Oxford, Parrsboro, Pugwash, River Hebert, Springhill, Wallace, Wentworth
Note: meetings for Truro Region including Bible Hill, Great Village, Millbrook, Shubenacadie, Tatamagouche.
Note: meetings for Antigonish, Guysborough, New Glasgow, Pictou, Port Hawkesbury, Stellarton
Note: meetings for Baddeck, Cheticamp, Ingonish, Inverness, Neil's Harbour.
Note: meetings for Dominion, East Bay, Eskasoni, Glace Bay, Louisbourg, Membertou, New Aberdeen, New Waterford, North Sydney, Sydney, Sydney Mines, Sydney River, Westmount.
Note: meetings for Bridgewater, Chester, Clarks Harbour, Liverpool, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Shelburne.
Gay Alcoholics Anonymous
Cocaine Anonymous World Services Organization (CAWSO) 3740 Overland Ave. Suite C
Los Angeles CA 90034
Cocaine Anonymous Canadian Maritimes
Nar-Anon Family Groups World Services
22527 Crenshaw Blvd #200B
Toll-free: (800) 477-6291
Narcotics Anonymous World Services
PO Box 9999
Van Nuys CA 91409
Note: You must select "Canada" in Country section in order to have the provinces listed.
Canadian Assembly of Narcotics Anonymous
PO Box 25073 RPO West Kildonan Winnipeg MB R2V 4C7 Regional Sites
Canadian Atlantic Region of Narcotics Anonymous
PO Box 26025
Saint John NB E2J 4M3
Note: for meetings in Amherst, Cape Breton, Dartmouth, Digby, Halifax, Kentville, Kingston, Liverpool, Lunenburg, Middleton, New Waterford, Sackville, Springhill, Trenton, Truro, Wolfville and Yarmouth.
Annapolis Valley Area of NA
Note: for meetings in Kentville, Kingston, Middleton and Wolfville.
Central Nova Area NA
Note: for meetings in Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville, Bridgewater, Lunenburg, Truro, Antigonish and Cape Breton.
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)
is a Twelve Step program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. Participants meet with in a mutually respectful, safe environment and acknowledge common experiences.
Women for Sobriety
Phone: (215) 536-8026 (U.S.)
Fax: (215) 538-9026
Note: This is a female only support group. Please email or call to find out the current local moderator in this area.
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.