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Addiction Treatment in Alberta

What Now?

If you or someone you care about needs help with a drug or alcohol problem, you’re probably wondering what to do now. It’s important to know that you have many treatment options.

You’ll need to talk to an addiction counsellor or health care provider about what treatment options may be right for you. Always ask about the treatment centre or program’s:

  • history
  • safety record
  • staff experience and qualifications
  • success rate of clients

What Now? Workbook

For more information about substance use treatment and the recovery journey, you can download the What Now? workbook.

The workbook has information about:

  • treatment options
  • what treatment is like
  • what happens after treatment

Click to download the What Now? workbook.

Have this workbook with you when you talk to your health care provider or an addiction counsellor. They can help you get more information and choose a path that’s right for you.

Take the Next Step

Talk to your health care provider or call:

  • 24/7 Addiction Helpline: 1-866-332-2322 (Alberta only).
  • Health Link: 811

Current as of: September 30, 2015

Author: Addiction and Mental Health, Alberta Health