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Halfway Houses in New Brunswick

Last updated on: Wednesday, 19 October 2022

Halfway houses in New Brunswick for recovering addicts provide excellent support options and a transitional period for someone who has finished a drug rehab program. The information will help you or your loved one decide what halfway house to select. A halfway house can help find work, meetings, and a place to live.


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  • What is a halfway house?

    Halfway houses are community-based residential facilities for offenders who have been allowed to serve part of their sentence under supervision in the community. These are also known as community-based residential facilities. Halfway houses in Canada are usually facilitated by the Correctional Service of Canada or by voluntary agencies.

  • Do halfway houses help people with substance use disorders?

    Yes, halfway houses help residents who are struggling with drug addiction. These programs tend to offer 12-step support, vocational help, behavioral therapies, and other methods to address substance use disorders.

  • What does a halfway house cost?

    Halfway houses in Canada are entirely funded by tax dollars. Generally, it is more cost-effective to house offenders in halfway houses than correctional institutes.

  • Are halfway houses a viable rehabilitation option?

    Yes, it allows residents to look for jobs, work, attend school, or attend addiction or mental health services. They are assigned cleaning tasks and are required to contribute to the maintenance of their living and sleeping areas. Every resident is expected to follow house rules.

  • Want to know more?

    The questions from DrugRehab.ca’s “Ask a Professional” are answered by Nickolaus Hayes. If you need further clarification on any of the questions above or have any other questions you can contact him directly at N.hayes@drugrehab.ca.




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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.