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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.
Canada Specialized Client Group Rehab Programs
The following groups lists alcohol and drug rehab programs limited to certain groups in Canada based on occupation (lawyers, medical professionals, etc.), race (Inuit or First Nations) or designated at-risk populations (pregnant mothers that drink alcohol), etc.
Links are provided to directories that specialize in these populations.
Canada Specialized Client Group Rehab Programs
Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Programs
The federal government provides funding for treatment and rehabilitation services for on-reserve First Nations and Inuit people through the National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP), supported by the Medical Services Branch of Health Canada. Treatment is one of four major program components of the NNADAP program, which is broken down according to prevention, treatment, research and development, and training (Source: Health Canada).
The Aboriginal Youth Network allows aboriginal youth from across Canada to connect to overcome disadvantages, whether they be addictions or just plain old racism.
Health Canada has a treatment centre directory of National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs (NNADAP) / National Youth Solvent Abuse Programs.
The National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO)has a list of provincial and federal aboriginal programs listed alphabetically.
The National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation (NNAPF) has additional information on aboriginal programs including native drop-ins, women's shelters, etc.
The Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC) has a AADAC "aboriginal specific" services in Alberta.
The Association of BC First Nations Treatment Programs is an inter-agency network of residential/outpatient addictions programs operated by First Nations in the province of B.C. Currently, the Association has a membership of 10 programs located both in rural and urban settings.
The Metis Addictions Council of Saskatchewan has a directory of services for their members
Armed Forces Alcohol and Drug Programs
In 1980, the Department of National Defence (DND) established its own treatment and rehabilitation program, entitled the Addictions Rehabilitation Program (ARP). Other than Halifax, military personnel must obtain inpatient treatment at civilian treatment centres. Client assessment and follow-up is still provided by each military base (Source: Health Canada).
The Canadian Forces Health Information Line
is a call centre designed to provide CF members with convenient telephone access to health care advice, general health information, and guidance on where and how to access health care services. The service is available to all eligible CF members, and is operated on a 24 hour/day, 7 day/week basis.
Canadian Forces Health Services has a list of base addresses and phone numbers for all bases listed across Canada.
The Edmonton Garrison Personnel Support Program has a list of resources & links for the Edmonton military community.
The Member Assistance Program is a voluntary and confidential service, initiated by the Canadian Forces (CF) to help members and family members who have personal concerns that affect their personal well-being and/or work performance.
Strengthening the Forces, operated by local health promotion offices, is a health promotion program designed to assist Canadian Forces (CF) members, Regular and Primary Reserve, to take control of their health and well-being. Some programs are also available to families and other members
Canadian Forces Base Comox
Social Work Dept., 21 CF Health Services Comox
PO Box 1000 Stn. Main
Lazo BC V0R 2K0
Phone: (250)339-8211 x.8774
Homeless Alcohol and Drug Programs
Covenant House Vancouver
575 Drake Street
Vancouver BC V6B 4K8
Phone: (604)685-7474 (Crisis Shelter)
Toll free: (877)685-7474
The City of Vancouver has an Inventory of Facilities and Services Related to Homelessness in the City of Vancouver including addiction services.
Victoria Cool Aid Society
#102-749 Pandora Ave.
Victoria BC V8W 1N9
Note: Cool Aid addresses issues related to housing, such as accessibility, affordability, alternative housing programs and homelessness. In addition to housing and shelter, Cool Aid also provides primary multi-disciplinary health care at the Cool Aid Health Centre. Through the provision of accessible and affordable service we are able to meet individual needs and make a positive contribution to creating a healthy and vibrant community.
Impaired Drivers Alcohol and Drug Programs
Health Canada has a comprehensive list of impaired driver programs across Canada.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving offers support services to victims, heighten awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving, and to save lives and prevent injuries on our roads.
The Alberta Motor Association has the Alberta Impaired Drivers' Program called "IMPACT."
Box 8180 Station South
Edmonton AB T6H 5X9
Stroh Health Care has the Responsible Driver Program for impaired driving.
Delta BC V4L 2A6
Bellwood Total Health Centre has a program for impaired drivers.
The Addiction Foundation of Manitoba has the Impaired Drivers Program. Anyone unsure of the need to access the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba Impaired Driver Program should contact Driver and Vehicle Licensing at 204-945-6864.
The Saskatchewan Impaired Driver Treatment Program provides intervention for persons convicted of a second or subsequent drinking and driving offence.
CPS Communications and Public Education
1200-1874 Scarth Street
Regina SK S4P 4B3
Injection Drug Users (IDU) Alcohol and Drug Programs
The following services are harm reduction programs designed to minimize the contracting of infectious disease among injection drug users:
Vancouver Native Health Society
Positive Outlook Program HIV/AIDS
441 East Hastings St
Vancouver BC V6A 1P5
Note: open to anyone (including non-aboriginals) but MUST have documented proof of HIV/AIDS.
New Brunswick Department of Health
520 King Street
Fredericton NB E3B 6G3
Mainline Needle Exchange
2385 Agricola Street
Halifax NS B3K 4B8
Note: Needle exchange, counseling, anonymous testing.
Ontario AIDS and Sexual Health Information deals with issues related to harm reduction, injection drug use, and needle exchange programs.
The Works Needle Exchange Program has a list of agencies that offer needle exchange under contract.
City of Toronto Public Health
277 Victoria St., Main Floor
Toronto ON M5B 1W2
St. Joseph's Care Group
Sister Margaret Smith Centre
PO Box 3251
35 Algoma St. N
Thunder Bay ON P7B 5G7
Quebec Health and Social Services
Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
Site web du Service de lutte contre les ITSS
201 boul. Crémazie Est RC-03
Montréal QC H2M 1L2
The Street Project and Needle Exchange Program
2110 Hamilton St
Regina SK S4P 2E3
Note: The Street Project van is on Regina streets Monday to Friday evenings. The program helps prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, and other blood borne and sexually transmitted diseases. There is counselling for sex trade workers and street youth, and a Needle Exchange program for injection drug users and condom distribution. Needle exchange services are also available at Carmichael Outreach (1925 Osler Street) and through the STD clinic at 2110 Hamilton St.
Law Enforcement Alcohol and Drug Programs
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Treatment and rehabilitation services for members of the RCMP are administered through the Health Services Program. This program provides RCMP members with access to assistance for substance abuse and other personal problems. RCMP and civilian treatment services are utilized, with a Health Services Officer servicing each province and territory, serving a case management role (i.e., assessment, referral and follow-up). For members of the RCMP requiring assistance contact your regional headquarters. Source: Health Canada.
Bellwood Total Health Centre has a program for law enforcement officers.
Toronto Police Employee and Family Assistance Program
641 Eglinton Avenue West
Toronto ON M5N 1C5
Lawyers Alcohol and Drug Programs
International Lawyers in Alcoholics Anonymous is a group of recovered lawyers and judges carrying the message of recovery within our profession. Their purpose is to act as a bridge between reluctant (in denial) lawyers/judges and Alcoholics Anonymous.
Legal Profession Assistance Conference of the Canadian Bar Association (LPAC)
Provincial Lawyers Assistance Programs (LAPs)
Alberta Lawyers Assist Program
Professional Help: (800)461-8908 or (403) 237-8880
Executive Director (877)737-5508 or (403) 537-5508
British Columbia Lawyers Assistance Program
415-1080 Mainland St.
Vancouver BC V6B 2T4
Manitoba Lawyers at Risk (LAR)
Toll Free: (800)590-5553
Available to members of the Law Society of Manitoba through Manitoba Blue Cross
New Brunswick Lawyer's Assistance Program
Toll free: (888)315-2244 (A bilingual service)
Newfoundland Professionals' Assistance Program
Rosemary Lahey, MSW, RSW
See Ontario Lawyers' Assistance Program
Nova Scotia Lawyers' Assistance Program
PO Box 2651
Halifax NS B3J 3P7
See Ontario Lawyers' Assistance Program
Ontario Lawyers' Assistance Program
Leota Embleton, Program Manager
5025 Orbitor Drive, Bldg. 2, Suite 220
Mississauga ON L4W 4Y5
Phone: (905)238-1740 ext. 222
Toll Free: (877)576-6227
Quebec Bar Association
PAMBA Lawyers Association
Assistance for all types of personal problems including stress, burnout, addictions, marital difficulties, financial distress and depression are available from the Programme D'Aide Aux Notaires.
Toll-free: (800)665-5472 from anywhere in Quebec.
Saskatchewan Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
2353 Smith Street
Regina SK S4P 2P7
Phone: (306)757-6130 (Regina)
Phone: (306)978-4466 (Saskatoon)
See BC Lawyers' Assistance Program
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (GLBT) Alcohol and Drug Programs
Gay Men's Counselling
Note: Does not maintain a list of gay counsellors.
Prism Alcohol & Drug Services
320-1290 Hornby St.
Vancouver BC V6Z 1W2
Chinese Family Services of Ontario
Note: staffed by a team of professionals in the disciplines of social work and counselling psychology.
33 Russell Street
Toronto ON M5S 2S1
175 Brentcliffe Road
Toronto ON M4G 3Z1
Phone: (416)535-8501 ext. 6781
Note: provides to the gay, lesbian, transgender, transexual and bisexual communities: consultation and assessment; individual, couple and group therapy; weekly outpatient groups; 3-week day/residential treatment groups; support groups for loved ones; aftercare groups; support with coming out; coping with oppression; and education, training and consultation service to providers. Single gender (lesbian/bi women or gay/bi men) groups are offered as well as mixed gender LGBT groups.
Medical Professionals Alcohol and Drug Programs
Canadian Medical Association Centre for Physician Health and Well-being
(type in "physician health" in the search bar then select the "Centre for Physician Health" link)
CMA head office:
1867 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa ON K1G 3Y6
Toll free: (800)457-4205
International Doctors in Alcoholics Anonymous
Note: a group of approximately 4700 recovering health care professionals of doctorate level who help one another achieve and maintain sobriety from addictions.
Alberta Physician and Family Support Program (PFSP)
Alberta Medical Association
Provides service to the Yukon and Northwest Territories.
Note: Your call will be answered by a staff member at Kelly, Luttmer & Associates Ltd. You will be asked for your name, a contact phone number and a convenient time for an assessment physician to call you back within 1 hour. When the assessment physician calls, you will discuss your concerns and decide on the best referral(s) for you and/or your family. PFSP's assessment physicians are familiar with the special circumstances surrounding physician health and lifestyle issues.
32597 Verdon Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 7Y3
Phone: (604)308-5232 or (604)737-0168
Toll-free: (800)661-9199 or (888)669-9199
Note: a support program for staff and members of the BC Dental Association and their families.
Note: PharmAssist is a program funded by the BC Pharmacy Association for members in need of help with emotional or addictions problems.
Note: counselling services for members of the BC Pharmacy Association.
Physician Health Program of British Columbia
College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC
Suite 912 - 1125 Howe St
Vancouver BC V6Z 2K8
Note: Administrative coordinator arranges for duty PHP physician to return the call (same working day). For out-of-hours emergency situations, we rely on the emergency medical services of the province (e.g. family physicians, emergency rooms, ambulance services).
Manitoba Physicians at Risk (PAR) Program
Note: A peer assistance program wholly funded by the Manitoba Medical Association that helps physicians and their families experiencing difficulties in their private and professional lives. Leave a message on the 24-hour voice mail service.
Manitoba Pharmaceutical Association
Manitoba Pharmacists-at-Risk Program
187 St. Mary's Rd.
Winnipeg MB R2H 1J2
New Brunswick Physician Health Program
Phone: (506)635-8410, Chair of Physician Health Committee
Phone: (506)458-8860 New Brunswick Medical Society Office
Newfoundland and Labrador Professional's Assistance Program
Nova Scotia Professional Support Program
Note: 24-hour helpline; response in 12-24 hours (usually immediately); appointment within 48 hours (usually before) but depends on situation and client's schedule
North York General Hospital
Branson Addiction Program
555 Finch Ave. W
Toronto ON M2R 1N5
Ontario Physician Health Program
Toll-free: (800)851-6606 (in-province)
Toll-free: (800)268-7215 x2972 (throughout Canada)
Note: Physician Health Program (PHP) staff will respond by telephone, email or in person, depending on the situation and the request of the individual. The PHP does not at this time provide after hours service, but appointments are available outside office hours.
Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island Physician Support Program
Toll-free: (888)368-7303 (toll-free within 902 area code)
Quebec Physicians Health Program
Note: the first evaluation is done over the phone or at the time of first encounter and the formal assessment by an expert is scheduled within 1 to 15 days
Saskatchewan Physicians Support Program
Toll-free: (800)667-3781 SMA office (in-province only)
Note: Confidential contact or referral can be accessed through the Director, of Physician Support Program at SMA or any committee member. During the initial contact, you will discuss your concerns and decide on referral to an outside agency - or intervention by the Saskatchewan Physician Support Program (SPSP). Intervention by SPSP will involve an assessment of the physician (and family), 2 committee members within 72 hours and a treatment plan will be established.
Offenders Alcohol and Drug Programs
Treatment and rehabilitation services for federal offenders is provided by Correctional Service Canada (CSC). The core of CSC programming involves four levels of treatment intensity to which inmates are matched according to a comprehensive assessment. The CSC also provides programs for long-term offenders, a program for offenders just released from prison to prevent relapse, a gender-specific program for women and the Native Offender Pre-Treatment Substance Abuse Program (Source: Health Canada).
Only a select few residential treatment facilities are equipped to take direct referrals from Correctional Services Canada. Here is a listing for treatment centers by region:
ALBERTA - OFFENDER ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary
Suite 600, 1509 Centre Street SW
Calgary, AB T2G 2E6
Phone: (403) 294-0737
Toll Free: 1(877) 398-3656
Note: Open Monday to Friday 9:00am -12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm. Has a program called Berkana House which is a joint project of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary and the Calgary John Howard Society, Berkana House is a residence for women who are on conditional release from the federal correctional system. Berkana House can accommodate children reuniting with their mothers.
Edmonton Drug Treatment &Community Restoration Court(EDTCRC)
Jim Myklebust, Executive Director
101, 10010-105 St.
Edmonton AB T5J 1C4
Phone: (780)438-7590 ext. 5124
Note: The John Howard Society has a good article on how the EDTCRC differs from other drug treatment courts in Canada.
Lethbridge John Howard Society
909 – 3rd Avenue North,
Lethbridge, AB T1H 0H5
Phone: (403) 327-8202
Medicine Hat John Howard Society
#208, 535 – 3 Street SE
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0H2
Phone: (403) 526-5916
Red Deer John Howard Society
4916 – 50 Street
Red Deer, AB T4N 1X7
Phone: (403) 343-1770
BRITISH COLUMBIA - OFFENDER ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS
South Cariboo Elizabeth Fry Society
P.O. Box 603, (601 Bancroft St.)
Ashcroft, BC V0K 1A0
Phone: (250) 453-9656
Prince George & District Elizabeth Fry Society
Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0
Phone: (250) 692-7559
E-Mail: email@example.com (Eagle’s Nest transition house 24 hour email)
Phone: (250) 692-5720 (24 hour crisis and support line)
Central Okanagan Elizabeth Fry Society
104-347 Leon Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 8C7
Phone: (250) 763-4613
John Howard Society of BC - Nanaimo Region
Drug and Alcohol Services for Inmates
c/o Nanaimo Correctional Centre, Bag 4000
3945 Biggs Rd
Nanaimo BC V9R 5N3
Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
Suite 301-255 1ST ST W
Prince George & District Elizabeth Fry Society
1575 – 5th Avenue
Prince George, BC V2L 3L9
Phone: (250) 563-1113
Phone: (250) 562-5868 (24 hour crisis line)
Toll-free: 1(866) 563-1113
John Howard Society of BC
154 Quebec Street
Prince George, BC V2L 1W2
Phone: (250) 561-7343
Saint Patrick's House Society
1735 Yew St
Prince George BC V2L 2X3
Note: supportive recovery services for 6 weeks to 90 days.
Prince George & District Elizabeth Fry Society
#205 – 350 Barlow Avenue
Quesnel, BC V2J 2C1
Phone: (250) 991-0992
Drug Treatment Court of Vancouver
209B-1200 West Pender
Vancouver BC V6E 2S8
Note: The Drug Treatment Court is a special court within the legal system that emphasizes treating rather than incarcerating addicts. The Drug Treatment Court has been designed to meet the needs of non-violent offenders who are addicted to cocaine, heroin or opiates.
Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
Phone: (604) 438-8580
Vancouver, BC V5V 3C2
Phone: (604) 872-5651
Elizabeth Fry - Vernon Women's Transtition House Society
P.O. Box 625
Vernon, British Columbia, V1T 6M6
Phone: (250) 558-3850
MANITOBA - OFFENDER ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS
John Howard Society of Manitoba
583 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1Z7
Phone: (204) 775-1514
Winnipeg Drug Treatment Court (WDTC)
NEW BRUNSWICK - OFFENDER ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS
Elizabeth Fry Society of New Brunswick
76 Archibald Street, PO Box 83
Moncton, NB E1C 8R9
Phone: (506) 855-7781
NEWFOUNDLAND - OFFENDER ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS
Elizabeth Fry Society of Newfoundland & Labrador
14 Torbay Road
St. John's, NL A1A 2G4
7 Garrison Hill
St. John's, NL A1C 3Y7
Phone: (709) 722-1849
Note: offers a Moderate Intensity Management of Offender Substance Abuse (MIMOSA) program. This program was developed to provide substance abuse intervention using a variety of treatment strategies. Its goal is to assist offenders in making informal lifestyle changes conducive to prosocial behaviour that contributes to criminality, reducing the client's risk to reoffend.
NOVA SCOTIA - OFFENDER ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS
John Howard Society of Nova Scotia
541 Sackville Dr., Suite #1
Lr Sackville, NS B4C 2S1
Phone: (902) 429-6429
Elizabeth Fry Society of Cape Breton
16 C. Levatte Crescent
Sydney, NS B1N 3K3
Phone: (902) 539-6165
ONTARIO - OFFENDER ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS
John Howard Society - Sub-Office Ajax
136 Commercial Avenue
Ajax, ON L1S 2H6
Phone: 905 427-8165
John Howard Society of Simcoe and Muskoka
80 Bradford Street Unit 217
Barrie, ON L4N 6S7
John Howard Society of Belleville
19-21 Wallbridge Crescent
Belleville, ON, K8P 1Z3
John Howard Society - Sub-Office Bowmanville
132 Church Street
Bowmanville, ON L1C 1T5
Phone: 905 623-6814
Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel Halton
24 Queen Street East, Suite LL-01
Brampton, ON L6V 1A3
Phone: (905) 459-1315
John Howard Society - Sub Office Brampton Information and Referral Center
134 Main Street N.
Brampton, ON L6V 1N8
John Howard Society - Sub-office Bail Programs
Cornwall Court House
5 Third St. East
Cornwall, ON K6H 2C6
John Howard Society - Guelph Area Office
85 Westmount Road
Guelph, Ontario N1H 5J2
Phone: 519 836-1501
John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington & Area
225 King William Street, Suite 201
Hamilton, ON L8R 1B1
Phone: 905 522-4446
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Elizabeth Fry Society for the Regional Municipality of Waterloo
58 Queen St. South
Kitchener, ON N2G 1V6
Phone: (519) 579-6732
John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton
31 Peel Street
Lindsay, ON K9V 3L9
John Howard Society - Sub Office Milton
193 Main Street E.
Milton, ON L9T 1N7
John Howard Society - Sub Office Mississauga
130 Dundas Street E, Suite 300
Mississauga, ON L5A 3V8
John Howard Society - Sub Office Orangeville
Orangeville, ON L9W 1K3
Phone: (519) 940-3061
John Howard Society - Sub office Non-Residential Attendance Center
29-33 Mississaga Street East
Orillia, ON L3V 1V4
Phone: (705) 325-6561
John Howard Society - Sub-Office - Supportive Housing (Tom Lamothe Residence)
387 MacLaren Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 0M7
Phone: (613) 565-1739
259 St. Anne Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1L 7C3
Phone: (613) 749-7047
John Howard Society
234 Lebreton Street
Phone: (613) 749-4067
John Howard Society - Ottawa Court House
161 Elgin St.
Ottawa, ON K6H 2C6
Phone: (613) 239-1040
John Howard Society - Sub-office - Non-Residential Attendance Centre
282-284 Montreal Road
Phone: (613) 789-0123
John Howard Society - Sub-Office - Transition Housing for Youth (A Different Street)
310 Cambridge Street North
Ottawa, ON K1R 7B4
Phone: (613) 232-6410
John Howard Society - Sub-office Kirkpatrick House
591 MacLaren Street
Ottawa, ON K1R 5K8
Phone: (613) 236-3077
Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough
223C Aylmer Street North
Peterborough, ON K9J 3K3
Phone: (705) 749-6809
Sault Ste. Marie
Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre
800 Great Northern Rd
Sault Ste. Marie ON P6A 5K7
Note: medium security intensive residential treatment centre for inmates.
Elizabeth Fry of Society of Sudbury
204 Elm Street West
Sudbury, ON P3C 1V3
Phone: (705) 673-1364 ext. 210
Elizabeth Fry Society of Northwestern Ontario
212 Miles St. E., Suite 103
Thunder Bay, ON, P7C 1J6
Phone: (807) 623-1319
Elizabeth Fry Society of Toronto
215 Wellesley Street East
Toronto, ON M4X 1G1
Phone: (416) 924-3708
Toll-free: 1(855) 924 3708
Note: Agency is open Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Toronto Drug Treatment Court
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
33 Russell St., 3rd Floor
Toronto ON M5S 2S1
Phone: (416)595-6128 (Treatment)
Phone: (416)594-9300 (Duty Counsel Office)
Note: Toronto established the first Drug Treatment Court in 1998 as a pilot project of the National Strategy, along with the Government of Ontario, the Ontario provincial court and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. It is also being funded under the Crime Prevention Investment Fund.
John Howard Society - Sub-Office Whitby
105 Consumers Drive
Whitby, ON L1N 1C4
Phone: (905) 666-8847
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND - OFFENDER ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS
John Howard Society of Prince Edward Island
163 Queen Street
P.O. Box 1211
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7M8
Phone: (902) 566-5425
QUEBEC - OFFENDER ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS
John Howard Québec
1857, boul. de Maisonneuve W.
Montreal, QC H3H 1J9
SASKATCHEWAN - OFFENDER ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS
John Howard Society of Saskatchewan
Suite #100-855 Arcola Avenue
Regina, SK S4N 0S9
Phone: (306) 584-2115
Toll Free: 1(877) 584-2115
Regina Drug Treatment Court
Phone: (306)766-6300 (ask for the DTC Coordinator)
Note: Regina is one of six locations in Canada with a Drug Treatment Court. The Regina DTC forms part of the Regina Drug Strategy's response to addiction problems and furthers Project Hope: Saskatchewan's Action Plan for Substance Abuse.
YUKON TERRITORY - OFFENDER ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS
Elizabeth Fry Society of Yukon
23-1114 First Avenue
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1A3
Phone: (867) 334-2419
Other Workplace Alcohol and Drug Programs
Monitoring & Case Management
Carriere, Norma RN
1106 Zeballos Dr.
Note: performs monitor work for Courtenay/Comox and other areas of Vancouver Island.
Lori Foster Counselling & Consulting
Foster, Lori RCC, MEd.
17-964 Shoppers Row
Campbell River BC V9W 2C5
Roitberg, Daniel RTC, ACRPS
401-625 5th Ave.
New Westminster BC
325-2184 West Broadway
Healthserv Professionals Inc.
Kathryn C Rud
Suite 201 - 3939 Quadra St.
Victoria BC V8X 1J5
Phone: (800)270-8048 x. 226
Russell Drinkwater & Associates
220-990 Fort Street
Victoria BC V8W 1H7
Addiction Foundation of Manitoba
Drug Testing Program
Note: available only in Winnipeg.
The Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine (CBOM) has a list of physicians skilled in the practice of occupational medicine. These individuals are an excellent resource for companies interested in enhancing or developing drug-free workplace programs. For more information on a manual to assist in developing a drug-free workplace program visit Sunshine Coast Health Centre website.
Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)
An EAP is a program that assists employees and family members with substance abuse, mental health, family, and other problems that negatively affect their job.
EAPs are generally provided by employers or jointly by employers and unions. These programs vary considerably in design and scope. Some focus only on substance abuse problems; others undertake a 'broad brush' approach to a range of employee and family problems. Some include proactive prevention and health and wellness activities, as well as problem identification and referral, and some are actively linked to the employee health benefit structure (Source: US Department of Health and Human Services).
Canadian Employee Assistance Program Association (CEAPA)
1031 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB R3G 0R8
Ceridian Integrated EAP & Work-Life Services (brand name - LifeWorks OneSource), a major global Employee Assistance Program provider, is engaged in providing high quality, high value EAP and Work-Life services to businesses of all sizes in Canada.
Employee Assistance Services Bureau of Health Canada is one of the largest national EAP providers in Canada providing EAP services to a variety of Canadian public and para-public sector organisations across Canada, the USA and Europe for over 25 years.
Family Services Employee Assistance Programs is a national network of service agencies in Canada. National services are enhanced with specialized regional services and access to local community-based programs.
FGIworld assists over 2,000 organizations effectively manage the mental, social and physical health of their employees and families to reduce the huge productivity costs of absence and underperformance on the job.
60 Columbia Way, Suite 900
Markham ON L3R 0C9
Note: For information, general assistance or to arrange for an appointment with an FGIworld counsellor, simply call the toll-free line, 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week.
Consultants Longpre & Associes
507, Place d'Armes, bureau 1100
Montreal QC H2Y 2W8
Organizational Health Incorporated
10111 97 A Ave.
Edmonton AB T5K 2T3
Proact PAE Inc.
710 - 235, boul. René-Lévesque Est
Montréal QC H2X 1N8
Solareh is a service provider that boasts unique expertise in the areas of absenteeism prevention, health and return to work management, and psychosocial counselling following an accident or loss. Our clients consist of insurance companies that offer our services to their business and individual clients through life and health insurance or general insurance contracts.
200-1500 du Collège
Saint-Laurent QC H4L 5G6
130 Bloor Street West, Suite 200
Toronto ON M5S 1N5
Toll-free: (800)387-4765 (English Support Line)
Pregnant Mothers Who Drink Alcohol (FASD) Alcohol & Drug Programs
FASD Connections is committed to building a community in which adolescents and adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder are included and encouraged and where their desire and potential is supported; where the experience of families is understood, acknowledged, and accepted; and where systems are equipped to respond in an informed, compassionate and responsible way.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Information and Referral Service
Mother Risk at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, is a clinical, research and teaching program dedicated to antenatal drug, chemical, and disease risk counselling. It is affiliated with the University of Toronto.
FASD Support and Resources in Alberta services, supports and resources specifically for families and other caregivers of children, youth and adults affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Edmonton, Calgary and other regions of Alberta.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Assessment - Asante Centre
103 - 22356 McIntosh Avenue
Maple Ridge BC V2X 3C1
Toll Free: (866)327-7101
Note: Offers diagnostic, assessment and family support services, based on a multidisciplinary team approach, for children, youth and adults affected by FASD. Asante has a FASD related resource list that includes family support, prevention, diagnosis, older FASD, justice, etc.
FASD Support Network of Saskatchewan
210-510 Cynthia St.
Saskatoon SK S7K 7L7
Toll Free: (866)673-3276
Note: The vision of the FASD Support Network of Saskatchewan, a parent-led organization, is for individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and their families to recognize themselves as safe, supported, valued and contributing members of the community.
Seniors Alcohol and Drug Programs
Aging in Canada is a website dedicated to alcohol issues that affect older adults.
Calgary Health Region
Substance Abuse in Later Life (SAILL)
Geriatric Consultation Services, Seniors Health
Rockyview General Hospital
7007 - 14th St. SW
Calgary AB T2V 1P9
Phone: (403)943-3441 or (403)943-3776
Note: The SAILL program offers flexible treatment and specialized services for seniors and their families including: case management, counselling and family support, education and life enhancement groups, social support luncheons, alumni group and medical consultation.
Seniors Liaison Program provides assessment, active treatment, and after care to seniors, 55 yrs + who are experiencing alcohol and/or drug related problems.
Abbotsford Addictions Centre
2420 Montrose Ave.
Abbotsford BC V2S 3S9
Seniors Well Aware Program
Suite 202 - 309 West Cordova
Vancouver BC V6B 1E5
Victoria Innovative Seniors Treatment Approach
Vancouver Island Health Authority
2828 Nanaimo St
Victoria BC V8T 4W9
Note: treatment for seniors (55+). Residential component available in partnership with Oak Bay Lodge Intermediate Care Facility (three beds). Senior-specific rehabilitation. Committed to self-determination and personal responsibility (source: CCSA).
Partners Seeking Solutions with Seniors (PSSS)
c/o Creative Retirement Manitoba
270 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg MB R3C 2B9
Phone: (204) 943-8176
Note: PSSS has a mission to generate and utilize knowledge that facilitates and supports a range of preventative, early intervention, treatment, and follow-up services related to substance misuse and abuse among older adults in Manitoba
Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Services (ADGS)
21 Hunter Street East, 3rd Floor
Hamilton ON L8N 1M2
Note: Age Wise is a program for older adults (55+), who are concerned about their alcohol, drug and/or prescription drug use and/or problem gambling and wish to make healthy lifestyle choices.
The Centretown Community Health Centre in Ottawa has the Lifestyle Enrichmnet for Senior Adults (LESA) program for seniors in Ottawa struggling with drugs or alcohol.
Phone: (613) 233-5430
Community Outreach Programs in Addictions (COPA)
49 Bathurst Street, Suite 200
Toronto ON M5V 2P2
Note: Committed to helping adults 55 years and over who struggle with addictions that impact their daily lives.
Sex Workers Alcohol and Drug Programs
Haven: A Society for Women and Children
PO Box 311
Nanaimo BC V9R 5L3
Crisis Line: (250)756-0616
Note: Provides transitional housing, an integrated day program, and case management services for women with or without children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness due to violence, their experience of sex trade activity, addictions, or incarceration. The Transitional Housing Program provides safe housing with residential supports and mentoring to help women at risk of homelessness initiate change and transition to independent living and housing that is stable and secure. Average length of stay is six months. The Integrated Day Program supports at-risk women through life skills training and the development of personal action plans. The program strengthens self-sufficiency and supports each woman's transition into regular community life. The Wrap Around Initiative provides integrated case management and flexible funding to ensure access to housing for at-risk women (Source: CCSA).
Prostitutes Empowerment Education and Resource Society (PEERS)
1-744 Fairview Road
Victoria BC V9A 5T9
Toll Free: (888)733-7722
Note: provides support, resources and programs for past and current sex workers-male or female-as well as help with housing, training and volunteering opportunities, advocacy and public education around sexual exploitation and the issues of adult sex work
Prostitution Alternatives Counselling Education (PACE)
119 West Pender, Suite 416
Vancouver BC V6B 1S5
Phone: (604)341-6110 (Help line)
Phone: (604)872-7651 (Admin)
Toll free: (866)872-8751
Triage Emergency Services and Care Society
707 Powell St
Vancouver BC V6A 1H5
Note: Serving clients from Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. For men and women who need immediate assistance for alcohol-drug and psychiatric problems. The program provides coordinated assistance in developing long-range treatment and living plans for clients who have had difficulty with other placements. Accepts people using methadone, and may accept pets; transitional housing (for up to two years) for women associated with the sex trade, or who have mental health issues or addictions. Harm-reduction approach through education. Screening and assessment; drug and alcohol outreach worker assists with referral process
Wish Drop-In Centre Society is operated by women for the exclusive use of female survival sex workers. Wish Drop-In Centre offers a variety of services including on-site nursing care, referrals to detoxification centres, rehabilitation houses, and shelters for upwards of 150 women per night.
War Veterans Alcohol and Drug Programs
Veterans Affairs Canada has a website listing mental health services in Canada.
Other Treatment Options
Additional services are also available at Ste. Anne's Hospital. There is a pain management clinic, and the Inpatient Stabilization Program for Operational Stress Injuries.
Addresses of Operational Stress Injury (OSI) Clinics
Each clinic has a professional team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, mental health nurses and other specialized clinicians. They develop personalized treatment plans in collaboration with each client. The spouse and close family members can also be involved in the treatment process.
Through specialized treatment, clients address difficulties, develop treatment objectives, find resources and improve their quality of life. While continuing to live in their community, clients attend periodic appointments at the OSI clinic (except for the residential and inpatient stabilization treatment programs).
BC Operational Stress Injury Clinic
UBC Hospital, Purdy Pavilion
M41- 2221 Westbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z9
Telephone: (604) 827-0556
Carewest Operational Stress Injury Clinic
Market Mall Office Center, Suite 203
3625 Shaganappi Trail NW
Calgary, Alberta T3A 0E2
Tel: (403) 216-9860
Toll free number: (866) 398-9860
Deer Lodge Operational Stress Injury Clinic
2109 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3J 0L3
Tel: (204) 831-3420
Toll free number : 1-866-522-2122
Parkwood Operational Stress Injury Clinic
Veterans Care Program
801 Commissioners Rd East, Room H3013
London, Ontario N6C 5J1
Tel: (519) 685-4292, x 42399
Toll free: 1-877-237-6967
Ottawa Operational Stress Injury Clinic
Mental Health Centre
1145 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7K4
Telephone: (613) 722-6521
Ste.Anne Operational Stress Injury Clinic
305, boulevard des Anciens Combattants
Toll free number:1 866 750-0422
CHUQ OSI Clinic Québec
Operational Stress Injury Clinic/OSI Clinic
184, Racine Street
Quebec, Quebec G2B 5K3
Toll free number: 1-866-657-3696
Fredericton OSI Clinic
900 Hanwell Road, Unit 12
Fredericton, NB E3B 6A2
Telephone: (506) 474-2265
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.
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