Larger Centers like Calgary and Edmonton have stand alone opioid dependency programs. All other communities in Alberta can access the Rural Opioid Dependency Program from Alberta Health Services.
Because most communities don't have an opioid addiction clinic, you can get treatment by telehealth (video conferencing) through the Rural Opioid Dependency Program, an Alberta Health Services Initiative. Appointments are covered by Alberta healthcare. Call 1-844-383-7688 or click the link for more information.
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.
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
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
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
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
This program is designed for women only. It does accept clients who are stabilized on opioid treatment already but our understanding is that they do not start treatment. There are multiple phases of treatment with different legths of time depending on your needs. Must be referred by an AHS addiction clinic. 403-541-4656
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
72 Bed, 19 day program with gender specific programing. $40 per day for Alberta residents. 1-780-422-4466
Partnered with Alberta Health Services, this program offers a 30 day residential program but it costs $6000 ($200 per day). 1-800-419-1149
20 day residential program for adults. $40 per day cost for Alberta residents. 1-780-538-6350.
16 beds, adult clients. 28 day program that costs $40 per day for Alberta residents. 1-780-793-8300
18 bed combined detox and 28 day residential treatment program. $40 per day cost for Alberta residents. 1-403-529-9021