Treatment anywhere in alberta


Opioid Replacement Services Virtually Anywhere In Alberta

Larger Centers like Calgary and Edmonton have stand alone opioid dependency treatment programs, in addition to those program all Albertan's can receive service through the Virtual Opioid Dependency Program from Alberta Health Services.  This program will help a person get care today and help them with care until they can connect with a local provider, like their family doctor or treatment clinic.  If there is no local provider then the VODP team will continue care. 


What is VODP?

The VODP program uses technology to connect clients with the care that they need.  VODP can provide same day medication starts and also helps connect you with other care providers through their transitions program.  

Call 1-844-383-7688 today.


Publicly Funded Alberta Residential Programs

There are publicly funded programs that accept the science behind opioid dependency treatment.  Continue below to see your options.  If you know of resources that are not listed, let us know and we will confirm and update the lists.


Publicly Funded Treatment Programs


Shunda Creek Wilderness Treatment Program

Non Profit, Alberta Health Services Supported 10 bed program for men aged 18-24.  Applications are through AHS addiction and mental health clinics that exist in most communities.  They are able to initiate treatment through the RODP program. 403-219-3499 

Concurrent Disorders Enhanced Service

Hospital based, Free, 22 day inpatient program for people with severe addiction and mental health challenges.  25 beds total.  Men and women age 18-65.   403-783-7757 for more information

Poundmaker's Lodge Treatment Centres

Aboriginal focus but all cultural and spiritual groups are welcome.  Our understanding is that there is no initiation of opioid dependency treatment here but you can continue if you are already on treatment.  1-866-458-1884 

Thorpe Recovery Centre

This centre treats both Alberta and Saskatchewan residents.  It has medical detox (the safest and most comfortable way to detox) and has a 42 to 90 day program.  Some beds are publicly funded other beds are private.  1-877-875-8890


 Incorporating curriculum materials written and researched by Dr. Stephanie Covington, Aventa provides concurrent capable, trauma informed, gender responsive addiction treatment programs to meet the unique needs of women. Aventa offers short and long term live in treatment program for women 18 years and above. No referral is necessary, Clients may self-refer. Women on Methadone, Suboxone, or Naltrexone for opioid dependence are eligible to attend all our programs. Opioid agonist treatment (OAT) with slow-release Kadian doses may be considered for Clients who have not benefited from treatment with first- and second-line treatment options (i.e. buprenorphine/naloxone and methadone).
403-245-9050 or

Addiction Recovery Centre Edmonton

Medical detox (the safest and most comfortable way to detox) with suboxone initiation.  They can stabilize and refer clients on to treatment programs.  Intake is  09:30 to 10:30 daily.   780-427-4291 


Lander Treatment Centre

48 bed adult treatment centre.  Alberta Health Services run.  Program length is 18-24 days.  $40 per day for Alberta residents, $125 per day for non-residents.  1-403-625-1395 or email

Henwood Residential Treatment Program

72 Bed, 19 day program with gender specific programing. $40 per day for Alberta residents.  1-780-422-4466

Business and Industry Clinic

Partnered with Alberta Health Services, this program offers a 30 day residential program but it costs $6000 ($200 per day). 1-800-419-1149

Northern Addictions Centre

20 day residential program for adults.   $40 per day cost for Alberta residents.  1-780-538-6350.

Fort McMurray Recovery Centre

16 beds, adult clients.  28 day program that costs $40 per day for Alberta residents.  1-780-793-8300

Medicine Hat Recovery Centre

18 bed combined detox and 28 day residential treatment program. $40 per day cost for Alberta residents.  1-403-529-9021

Your Resource is not listed?

Contact us to have it added. Please let us know if your program is publicly funded, who it serves, wait times, costs, how clients can contact you.