Public Addiction Treatment & Detox for Benzodiapezines and Alcohol in Ontario
Alex* is addicted to benzodiazepines and alcohol and has seizures from alcohol withdrawals. His family fought hard to get him into the CAMH medically-supervised withdrawal unit. Both his family and the doctor at CAMH agree he needs long-term treatment for 90+ days, preferably a minimum of 6 months.
For a list of medically-supervised withdrawal units in Ontario:
June*, his mother, called us looking for treatment facilities fulfilling the criteria listed above. Below is the information we provided her.
Long-term treatment programs in Ontario for men can be found on this list:
Some of these programs are OHIP, while others are charitable. In other words, the programs listed having costs ranging from no-cost (public health coverage), moderate fees (charitable and nonprofit organizations), and full coverage required (private treatment).
There are many short-term programs on this list as well, including fee-for-service alternatives ranging between $8,000-$20,000 for approximately 30 days worth of treatment.
Before choosing a program, make sure you have the contact information for the addictions and mental health office in Ingersoll to get a referral for Alex (if it wasn’t completed at CAMH):
Below is the list of long-term residential programs we recommended:
The Brock Cottage
58 Wall Street Brockville, ON K6V 4S1
Phone: (613) 342-6415 Fax: (613) 498-1376 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Denis Centre
339 Second St. East Cornwall, ON K6H 1Y8
Phone: (613)933-0418 (direct) Toll-Free: 1(800) 272-9236 ext.107 (Admission/referral)
Fax: (613) 933-3825 E-Mail: email@example.com
Salvation Army Hope Acres Rehabilitation Centre
998614 Mulmur Tosorontio Townline Glencairn, ON L0M 1K0
Phone: (705) 466-3435 ext. 251 Fax: (705) 466-2102
E-Mail: Yvonne.firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.hopeacres.ca
Hope Place Centres – Halton Recovery House
8173 Trafalgar Road Hornby, ON L0P 1E0
Phone: (905) 878-1120 Ext. 222 or 228 (Intake) Toll-Free: 1(877) 761-6357
Fax: (605) 878-1269 E-Mail: email@example.com Website: www.hopeplacecentres.org
Salvation Army Kingston Harbour Light
562 Princess Street Kingston, ON K7L 1C7
Phone: (613) 546-2333 Fax: (613) 546-4699
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.kingstonharbourlight.org
Salvation Army – Sudbury New Life Centre
146 Larch Street Sudbury, ON P3E 1C2
Phone: (705) 673-1175 Fax: (705) 673-0140
E-Mail: Use form on “contact us” page.
*Name changed for confidentiality and privacy