Resource Links

 

Detox Centres  

AHS ADDICTION RECOVERY CENTRE
10302 - 107 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1K2

Tel: (780) 427-4291
Fax: (780) 422-2881
24 Hour Help Line: 1-866-332-2322
 

- 42-bed residential detoxification centre for adults experiencing physical and psychological withdrawal from alcohol or other drugs.
- Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  

GEORGE SPADY CENTRE
10015 - 105A Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 0M5

Tel: (780) 424-8335
Fax: (780) 426-1203  

- Inner-city overnight shelter for 72 adults
- 20 bed detoxification unit for adults under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
- Daytime drop-in.
- Admission: Immediate, 24-hour admitting.
- Hours: 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week.

  
Treatment Services  

  
AHS ADULT COUNSELLING AND PREVENTION SERVICES
10010 - 102 A Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3G2

Tel: (780) 427-2736
Fax: (780) 427-4180
 
- Assistance for alcohol, other drug and gambling problems includes: assessment, outpatient counseling, intensive day treatment, information and prevention.
- Immediate assistance for those in crisis.
- Length: Intensive Day Treatment Program is 3 weeks; varies for other services.

  

AHS YOUTH SERVICES
12325 - 140 St.
Edmonton, Alberta T5L 2C9

Tel: 780) 422-7383
Fax: (780) 427-0213

- A range of outpatient services meeting the needs of youth ages 12-17 and their families.
- Drop-in intake, Individual and Family Counseling, and Parent Support Groups.
- Long-term Intensive Day Treatment, including an on-site school. Admission to the intensive program is based on an assessment of problem severity.
- Residential support is an option for clients from out-of-town or who need stabilization during recovery.
- Admission: Call for information or to make a referral.

  
CENTENNIAL CENTRE DUAL
DIAGNOSIS PROGRAM

Box 1000
Ponoka, Alberta T4J 1R8

Tel: 403) 783-7757
Tel: (403) 424-2254
Fax: (403) 783-7869
- 16-bed residential treatment facility.
- A multi-disciplinary team delivers a comprehensive 4-week treatment program for adults who require assistance overcoming addictive dependency.
- Education counseling, individualized therapy, group therapy and recreation are all major components.
- Fee: Free to those who have current Alberta Health Care coverage.
- Length: 4 weeks.
- Admission: Call to initiate a referral.

  
HENWOOD TREATMENT CENTRE
18750 - 18 Street
RR6, LCD 1
Edmonton, Alberta T5B 4K3

Tel: (780) 422-9069
Fax: (780) 422-5408
- 72-bed residential treatment centre providing intensive treatment for adults with serious alcohol or drug problems.
- Clients are admitted every Monday.
- Gender specific treatment programs for men and women address their unique needs and issues.
- Length: Residential treatment program is approximately 19 days (may be longer or shorter depending on individual needs).
- Admission: By application.
- Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  
NORTHERN ADDICTIONS CENTRE
11333 - 106 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 6T7

Tel: 1-800-419-1149
Tel: (780) 538-5210
Fax: (780) 538-6359
- This is a multi-purpose addiction centre.
- Detoxification, assessment and referral. Open 24 hours a day. Drop-in basis.
- Treatment Services: 18-day program designed to help clients and family members affected by alcohol and other drugs.

  
POUNDMAKERS LODGE
P.O. Box 34007
Kingsway Mall
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G 3G4
(Site: 1 Poundmakers Rd. St. Albert, AB)

Tel: (780) 458-1884
Fax: (780) 459-1876
Toll free: (866) 458-1884
- 54-bed residential treatment centre dedicated to meeting the needs of men and women affected by addictions and addictive behaviour (54 beds).
- The treatment program combines Aboriginal spirituality with other complementary modalities, such as 12-step programming.
- Length: Substance abuse treatment program is 42 days, Clients who successfully complete the 42-day program are eligible for a 14-day follow-up program within their first year of sobriety. Problem gambling treatment program is 14 days.
- Admission: By application.
- Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  
POUNDMAKERS TREATMENT CENTRE - ADOLESCENT  PROGRAM
4637 - 45 Avenue
St. Paul, Alberta T0A 3A3

Tel: (780) 645-1888
Fax: (780) 645-1888
Toll free: (866) 655-1888
- Residential treatment centre addressing all areas of addiction in youth aged 12 to 17 (30 beds onsite for male clients; 10 beds in "host homes" for female clients).
- All program components reflect Aboriginal culture and values. Four hours a day, clients attend a unique academic program approved by Alberta Learning. They also take part in healthy, positive in door and outdoor recreational activities.
- Length: 90 days. Within six months of completing treatment, clients are eligible for a 30-day follow-up program.
- Admission: By application.
- Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  
90+ Days  

  
McDOUGALL HOUSE ASSOCIATION
11070 - 108 St.
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 3A9

Tel: (780) 426-1409
Fax: (780) 429-3459
- 14-bed residential program for women in recovery from addictions.
- Program includes group and individual counselling, weekly goal setting sessions and daily recovery-focused workshops.
- Fee: Room and board will be calculated on a sliding scale.
- Length: Encourage a minimum commitment of three months with additional stay on an individual case management basis.
- Admission: Call to arrange an interview.

  
OUR HOUSE ADDICTION RECOVERY CENTRE
22210 Stony Plain Road
Edmonton, Alberta T5S 2C3

Tel: (780) 474-8945
Fax: (780) 479-2271
- 52-bed residential intensive long term treatment program for adults with serious alcohol or drug problems.
- Program includes group and individiual counselling, daily psycho-educational Morning Module Groups
- Additional Group Work: Life Management Skills, Understanding Ones Anger, Mental Health First Aid, Wounded Men
- Length of Program: One Year
- Admission: Professional Referral Process

    
RECOVERY ACRES SOCIETY
6329 - 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5W 1G2

Tel: (780) 471-2969
Fax: (780) 477-1578
- 36-bed halfway house offering residential support for adult males in early recovery from addictions, who are willing and able to seek employment, training or education.
- Assistance to clients in finding and maintaining employment or training.
- Uses the 12-Step Recovery process.
- Fee: Room and board.
- Length: Negotiated between resident and agency.
- Admission: Call to arrange an interview.
- Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  
Self-Help Groups in Edmonton  
     

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
EDMONTON

Tel: (780) 424-5900

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
WORLD SERVICE


NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
EDMONTON

Tel: (780) 421-4429

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
WORLD SERVICES

 CANADIAN ASSESMBLY
OF NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
 

 

 

COCAINE ANONYMOUS
NORTHERN ALBERTA

Tel: (780) 425-2715

GAM-ANON
WORLD MEETING LIST

Tel: (780) 463-0892

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS
EDMONTON

Tel: (780) 463-0892

 AL-ANON/ALATEEN
EDMONTON

Tel: (780) 433-1818