New tool makes getting addiction help easier

Alberta’s government is helping everyday Albertans by launching, a tool that will make it easier to find and access addiction resources. The Alberta Addiction Service Providers Association has partnered with the government to develop the online tool.

“ will be an invaluable resource for families, people with addiction, recovery coaches, service providers and others to help people navigate and locate help. Finding treatment and entering recovery can be a challenging time and will make that process easier for everyone.”Mike Ellis, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions

Anyone can confidentially use the online tool to find a list of services that meet their unique needs, such as detoxification, addiction treatment, services that reduce harm, peer supportive housing, supportive recovery services and more. It’s important to be able to compare all available options and choose a program or service that fits with your unique situation and meets your individual needs.

Start your search today and get connected with the organizations and services you are interested in. Service providers will answer any questions you have and provide you with the assistance you need to make an informed decision regarding the next steps on your path to recovery. 

“The Alberta Addiction Service Providers Association represents over 30 detox, treatment, harm reduction, peer supportive housing and recovery operators in Alberta. will make finding addiction programs and services easier than ever before in Alberta.”Kim Turgeon, co-chair, Alberta Addiction Service Providers Association

Alberta’s Recovery Plan is helping everyday Albertans access life-saving prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery resources. A $140-million investment over four years is supporting the addition of new publicly funded treatment spaces; the elimination of daily user fees for publicly funded residential addiction treatment; and services to reduce harm, such as the Digital Overdose Response system (DORS), the introduction of nasal naloxone kits and the expansion of opioid agonist therapy.

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