Teen Challenge Canada operates 12-month in-residence alcohol and drug addiction rehabilitation programs, for adults 18 years and older, with centres located in Alberta, Atlantic Canada, Saskatchewan and Ontario. We offer help and hope to those struggling with alcoholism and/or addiction to other drugs. Those in addiction, their family and friends, begin their restoration at Teen Challenge.
As a community, we are all affected by addiction in one form or another. The Canadian Mental Health Association estimates that 21% of all Canadians will struggle with addiction during their lifetime. That amounts to 6 million people!
Here at Teen Challenge Canada, we wanted to start the conversation around the risks associated with substance use and the steps involved in finding freedom from life-controlling addiction. The community that forms Teen Challenge Canada is made up of donors, community groups, volunteers and staff across Canada, that care deeply about the men and women who come through our doors looking for help with their struggle against addictions.
Teen Challenge Canada proudly stands with other rehabilitation services, non-profit organizations, and other Teen Challenge ministries to bring hope and freedom to men and women caught in addiction. And for everyone who chooses to get help through our faith-based, 12-month, in-residence program, we are ready to support you in your recovery journey! To learn more about the Teen Challenge Canada program and/or to get addiction help today, visit www.teenchallenge.ca/get-help.
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For individuals who want to pursue other local community support programs and services, we have included below a regional resource directory to aid you in your recovery.
Date Updated: 28 August, 2023.
New Brunswick & Nova Scotia
Chimo Helpline - Fredericton, NB
Chimo is a provincial crisis phone line, accessible to all residents of New Brunswick.
Health New Brunswick - Province Wide
Do you live in New Brunswick? Get access to the services and support you need during addiction recovery.
Mental Health Services - Province Wide
Mental Health Services is committed to the least restrictive, most appropriate care for people with mental disorders.
New Brunswick Addiction Centres - Province Wide
Get a list of addiction centers in New Brunswick. Find the locations all in one place.
Souls Harbour Rescue Mission - Halifax, NS
Souls Harbour Rescue Mission provides help to people experiencing poverty, addiction, and despair, by offering emergency help.
Newfoundland & Labrador
811 Healthline - Province Wide
A mental health and addictions services navigator.
Eastern Health - Province Wide
Mental health and addiction crisis helpline for Newfoundland & Labrador.
Mental Health and Addictions - Province Wide
The Mental Health and Addictions Division is responsible for managing mental health and addiction policies and programs in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Portage - Province Wide
Portage works with Atlantic youth ages 14-21 who are struggling with a drug addiction..
Stella's Circle - St. John's, NL
Stella's Circle provides services to adults who face barriers such as: addiction, trauma, poverty, homelessness, criminal justice involvement, low literacy, and long periods of unemployment.
Connex Ontario - Province Wide
Connex Ontario is able to provide confidential and free mental health, addictions, and problem gambling services to the people of Ontario.
Ontario - Canadian Mental Health Association - Province Wide
Understanding and finding resources for addictions and mental health.
Ontario Health and Wellness - Province Wide
Get free, confidential support for depression, anxiety, addiction, gambling and other problems.
Canadian Mental Health Association Thames Valley - London, ON
Canadian Mental Health Association is designed to improve the health, social outcomes, and quality of life of young people with addictions.
Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres - London, ON
Addiction treatment centre based out of London, Ontario.
Distress Centre - Ottawa, ON
Distress Centre is a crisis line available 24-hours a day serving those in the Ottawa area.
Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services - Ottawa, ON
Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services focus on issues of substance use, behavioural addictions, and mental health.
Youth Services - Ottawa, ON
Youth Services is committed to providing a safe, non-judgmental, and accessible environment for youth aged 12 years and older.
Algoma Family Services - Sault Ste. Marie, ON & Elliot Lake, ON & Wawa, ON
Algoma Family Services offers mental health services to children and youth.
Northeast Healthline - North Eastern Ontario Region
Northeast Healthline provides crisis services and support lines for residents of Algoma District.
Sault Area Hospital - Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Sault Area Hospital provides services for those struggling with addiction in the Sault Ste. Marie area.
Greater Toronto Area
Distress Centres of Greater Toronto - Greater Toronto Area
Distress Centres of Greater Toronto provides support for those struggling with their mental health 24-hour a day.
Youth Addiction and Concurrent Disorders Service - Toronto, ON
Youth Addiction and Concurrent Disorders Service offers treatment to young individuals aged 14 – 24 who have substance use challenges.
Alberta Health Services - Province Wide
The Addiction and Mental Health Line is a 24-hour, 7-day a week confidential service providing support, information and referrals to Albertans experiencing addiction and mental health concerns.
Alberta Live-in - Province Wide
A resource for anyone seeking information about Live-In Addiction Treatment Centres in Alberta.
Alberta Residential Addiction Treatment Service - Province Wide
Find the support you need for lasting recovery with Alberta Residential Addiction Treatment Service.
Rising Above Ministries - Grande Prairie, AB
Rising Above Ministries is a 6-month residential treatment program that helps individuals struggling with addiction.
Calder Centre - Saskatoon, SK
Month long addictions rehabilitation program for adults located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Rock Solid Refuge - Shaunavon, SK
Rock Solid Refuge is a faith-based program for 13–18-year-old boys with addictions, behaviour, or substance abuse issues.
Saskatchewan 211 - Province Wide
Help navigating mental health is just a phone call away.
Saskatchewan Mental Health and Addiction Services - Province Wide
The Saskatchewan Alcohol and Drug Services page is a resource for finding addiction treatment in your community.
Canada Wide Resources
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
A portal that provides free online resources, tools, apps and valuable information for Canadians looking for support for mental health and substance use issues.
Canadian Mental Health Association
CMHA is a nationwide organization that promotes mental health and supports people recovering from mental illness.
Drug Rehab offers resources and support for individuals seeking help for substance abuse and addiction issues.
eMental Health provides Canadaians with a convenient way to access mental health services online.
Government of Canada
Canada.ca has resources and information for people who need help with substance use, including overdose prevention resources.