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Canadian Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs Waterloo Wellington Ontario

General Regional Information
Emergency Services (including Crisis Lines)
Health Services (Including Mental Health)

QUICK FACTS

Municipality
Population (2006):
Kitchener
190,399
Cambridge
110,372
Guelph
106,170
Waterloo
86,543
Woolwich
18,201
Wilmot
14,866
Wellington North
11,305
Erin
11,052
Wellesley
9,365
Mapleton
9,303
North Dumfries
8,769
Minto
8,164
Southgate
6,907
Puslinch
5,885
 
Source: Statistics Canada, Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 census.

A summary shows how this Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) compares to other Ontario LHINs based on 2001 population statistics.

OVERVIEW

Waterloo Wellington includes the County of Wellington, the Region of Waterloo, and the
City of Guelph. This LHIN contains part of Grey County, which is split with the South West and the North Simcoe Muskoka LHINs.

A map of the Waterloo Wellington Ontario LHIN shows the various municipalities within Waterloo Wellington boundaries.

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ONTARIO (PROVINCE-WIDE) EMERGENCY SERVICES

Police, Fire, and Ambulance                                                                     
911

Suicide & Crisis Lines

Distress Centres Ontario is an association of seventeen community-based distress centres. DCO's core funding is provided by Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC).

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 Bancroft, Barrie, Belleville, Brampton, Brockville, Burlington, Cambridge, Coburg, Dryden, Etobicoke, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Mississauga, North York, Oakville, Orillia, Oshawa, Ottawa, Oxford County, Peel, Perth, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Sarnia, Scarborough, Stratford, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Windsor and York Region.

A list of hospital locations as well as designated psychiatric facilities is available from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Ontario Problem Gambling Help Line
Toll-free: (888)230-3505
Note: open 24hrs a day. Available in English & French.

Refer to the Gambling Addiction Treatment section for a list of problem gambling treatment services.

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WATERLOO WELLINGTON (REGIONAL) EMERGENCY SERVICES

Cambridge

Telecare Cambridge
P.O. Box 32074
Cambridge ON N3H 5C6
Phone: (519) 658-6805

Grey & Bruce

Distress Line of Grey & Bruce
Phone: (519)371-8485
Toll-free: (888)371-8485

Crisis Intervention Team
Phone: (519)376-2121

Guelph

Distress Centre Wellington/Dufferin
P.O. Box 1027
Guelph ON N1H 6N1
Phone:  (519) 821-3760

Kitchener

C.M.H.A. Help Distress Line
Kitchener ON N2G 1C7
Phone: (519) 745-1166

Source: Centre for Suicide Prevention

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GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO (PROVINCE-WIDE) HEALTH SERVICES

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care provides a detailed list of Local Health Integration Networks in Ontario.

Mental Health Services Information Ontario
Toll-free: (866)531-2600
Note: an online directory providing mental health information on treatment resources in Ontario. Confidential and anonymous assistance available 24 hours a day.

The Hospital Locator is a service of the Ontario Hospital Assocation.

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care has a website of Designated Psychiatric Facilities under the Mental Health Act.

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WATERLOO WELLINGTON LHIN ONTARIO (REGIONAL) HEALTH SERVICES

The Waterloo Wellington LHIN also has a list of Health Providers, Programs and Services  within the region.

A Population Health Profile (1) for Waterloo Wellington Ontario provides an overview of social and demographic characteristics, health status, and health practices. Rates are compared to the rest of Ontario.

The Waterloo Wellington LHIN has additional health services information.

 (1) Source: Government of Ontario, Ministry of Health. Health System Intelligence Project

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GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO (PROVINCE-WIDE) ALCOHOL AND DRUG REHAB SERVICES

Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment (DART) is designed to link callers with suitable treatment options. DART is a toll-free, province-wide, treatment information and referral service that is available to professionals and the general public. Funding is provided by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Toll-free: (800)565-8603

R. Samuel McLauglin Addiction and Mental Health Information Centre
serves as a central source of reliable information and provides active assistance for people seeking information, services or support.
Phone: (416) 595-6111
Toll-free: (800) 463-6273
Note: staffed between the hours of 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays

OPMHAN of Ontario
C/O Ontario Seniors' Secretariat
777 Bay Street, Suite 601
Toronto ON M7A 2J4
Phone: (416)325-7643
Note: has a directory of senior mental health and addiction services across Ontario listed by LHIN.

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WATERLOO WELLINGTON ONTARIO (REGIONAL) ALCOHOL AND DRUG REHAB SERVICES

Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH) Regional Services
Waterloo ON (serving Waterloo Region, Wellington & Dufferin Counties)
Phone: (519)883-2189
Note: provides communities with information that will help identify and find community CAMH services.

Grey & Bruce Public Health has a listing of self-help groups, professional services, education & prevention and crisis lines.

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health offers information on specific programs for this area.

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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 .

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