National Help Lines

First all provinces have their own addictions information services. Here is a list of them… (this list just covers the main info lines–you would have to call for further info, and what programs each province has to offer; along with whether they are publicly or privately funded)


AFM provides a variety of addiction services across Manitoba, including short term residential treatment, non-residential treatment, day treatment, individual and group counselling. Gender specific and co-ed programing available.


ARI offers a sober living environment in Winnipeg for men in early recovery, and skill development for successful long term recovery.


The Anchorage program provides short and long term residential treatment for men and woman struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders in Winnipeg. Gender specific classes available.


“Our purpose is to provide holistic, evidence-based treatments that support members in healing from addictions and mental health disorders. By treating the addiction and its co-occurring mental health disorders simultaneously, we help our members achieve sobriety and rebuild damaged relationships. To ensure members get the quality support they deserve, our treatment process stands on three pillars of care: Heal, Connect and Recover.”


CARI Offers a methadone maintenance treatment for opiate addiction. Also an On-site pharmacy, Nurse Counselor and physician, education and employment counselling, Referrals to appropriate community resources, Development of individualized treatment. Two Locations in Winnipeg.

Clearview Addiction Rehabilitation Institute


Esther house offers safe and supportive housing for women in Winnipeg, that are in second stage recovery from addiction.


The Anchorage program provides short and long term residential treatment for men and woman struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders in Winnipeg. Gender specific classes available.

(Alcohol Recovery Clinic & Opioid Assessment Clinic)


The addictions unit provides voluntary admission for men and women with an active addiction, that require in-patient treatment for complications of drug/ alcohol use and withdrawal. This unit also offers treatment for co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions.

male: 204-982-8251
female: 204-982-2222

Main street project provides emergency shelter and food services, a drug and alcohol detoxification unit, on-site counselling, transitional housing and a range of other clinical services.


MATC provides a range of mental health services to children and adolescents experiencing psychiatric and emotional disorders. MATC can also help families navigate youth addiction services.


Marymound provides short term voluntary and involuntary stabilization for youth struggling with self-harm through persistent use.


A Non-profit street level agency in Winnipeg that offers a non-judgmental, non-partisan, harm reduction approach to street entrenched and homeless youth.


A co-ed adult treatment center in The Pas that offers residential and non-residential treatment as well as continuing care and supports.

Seventh Street Health Access Centre


Services include alcohol, other drugs and gambling rehabilitation through individual and group counselling, aftercare for those who are recovering from addictions, and support and counselling to those affected by the addictions issues of their significant others. At 7th Street, we provide services to youth, adults and families


SRWC provides day time and evening non-residential recovery based programming. Services are available for men and women.

Tamarack provides residential addictions treatment and recovery services in Winnipeg.


Teen Challenge offers a dynamic training and discipleship program that includes academics, counseling, life-skills training, work detail, recreation, spiritual disciplines and more. It is an intense, structured program that seeks to break addictions and help develop men & woman of excellence.


The Laurel Centre in Winnipeg provides counselling services to women who have experienced childhood and/or adolescent sexual abuse who are also struggling with addictions. Services for women only.

male: 204-219-5210

female: 204-415-2152

Two ten is a structured clean and safe living environment in Winnipeg, residents are required to attend 12 step meetings and work with a sponsor.

Online directory of addiction services in Manitoba.

Manitoba addiction helpline

The Manitoba Addiction Agencies Network represents addictions agencies and programs funded through Manitoba Health, Seniors & Active Living (MHSAL)


NACM offers residential treatment services out of Pritchard House in Winnipeg, the treatment team is comprised entirely of Native descent. NACM also provides community based programs for addiction issues such as drugs, alcohol or gambling.

Whispering Pines


Adult Residential Treatment Centre which offers family counselling and has an option for an extended program beyond 30 days. The cost of the 30 program is $15078.00.


The Nelson House Medicine Lodge therapeutic facility is a non-medical unit offering an eight-week, gender-specific, in-patient, KNOW Drug and Alcohol Residential Treatment Program with six sessions per year – three for men and three for women. The emphasis is on indigenous cultural, spiritual and traditional practices, blended with contemporary techniques and treatments.

Peguis Al-Care Centre


Peguis Al-Care Centre offers a 6 week drug and substance abuse treatment program for adult men and women.


Mino Pimatiziwin offers a culturally oriented program that is designed to instill pride and empowerment to families. This is a 7 week program that offers child minding while parents are in sessions. “We are a family treatment centre, dedicated to teaching families about the good life, “Mino Pimatiziwin”, and that happiness can be obtained through a drug and alcohol free lifestyle”

WhiskeyJack Treatment Centre


WhiskeyJack Treatment Centre is located in Norway House, it offers residential and non-residential treatment, individual and group counselling, 12 step programs, and a 4 month program for youth ages 12-17.

Bettors Anonymous (BA)

“All those who sincerely seek sobriety are welcome as members in any SOS group. SOS is not a spin-off of any religious or secular group. There is no hidden agenda. SOS is concerned with achieving and maintaining sobriety or abstinence. SOS seeks only to promote sobriety amongst those who suffer from addictions.”

Manitoba Suicide Line (toll free): 1-877-435-7170

Klinic Crisis Line: 204-786-8686 and (toll free) 1-888-322-3019 and (TTY) 204-784-4097

Manitoba Farm & Rural Support Services Stress Line (toll free): 1-866-367-3276

Manitoba Farm & Rural Support Services Online counselling:

Kids Help Phone (toll free): 1-800-668-6868

Mental Health Crisis Response Centre: 817 Bannatyne, Winnipeg; attend in person

Winnipeg Adult Mobile Crisis Service: 204-940-1781

Winnipeg Youth Mobile Crisis Team: 204-949-4777 and (toll free) 1-888-383-2776

South Eastman Crisis Line and Mobile Crisis Services: 204-326-9276 and (toll free) 1-888-617-7715

Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority Mobile Crisis Services: 204-482-5419 and (toll free) 1-866-427-8628

Prairie Mountain Health Regional Health Authority Crisis Services (toll free): 1-888-379-7699

Prairie Mountain Health Regional Health Authority Mobile Crisis Unit: 204-725-4411

Southern Regional Health Authority Crisis Support: 204-326-9276 or (toll free) 1-888-617-7715

Academy of Learning

Addictions Worker Certificate

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba

Aboriginal people and addictions, Aging and addictions, Continuum of Recovery, Families and addictions, Family violence and addictions, Fundamentals of addiction, Pharmacology of mood altering drugs, Understanding gambling and gambling behaviour, women and substance abuse, Youth, substance use and gambling

CDI College

Addictions and Community Services worker

Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute:

Addictions and Mental Illness – Working with Co-occurring Disorders

Addictions and Youth – Substances, Technology, Porn

Anxiety in Children and Youth – Practical Intervention Strategies

Challenging Behaviours in Youth – Strategies for Intervention

Harm Reduction – A Framework for Change, Choice and Control

Red River College

ustice and Public Safety: Addictions and Violence

University of Manitoba

Applied Counselling Certificate program


Alberta Health Services Addiction Helpline – 1866-332-2322

Alberta Mental Health Help Line – 1877-303-2642

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