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Rehabs in Nova Scotia

Last updated on: Monday, 27 November 2023

When searching for rehab in Nova Scotia, it is ideal to attend a facility that offers detox, therapy, and aftercare support. However, finding a rehab center that meets individual needs can be challenging. Below is a listing to help you or your loved one make an informed decision about a suitable treatment program. The list includes residential rehab, drug detox, and outpatient treatment settings. This listing also gives access to registered Canadian charitable organizations and facilities with other accreditations and licensures.

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List of Rehabs in Nova Scotia

This is a list of different drug rehabs in Nova Scotia. This list may not be complete so if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at 1-877-254-3348.

Our editorial team conducts thorough research on the websites of the drug rehab centers listed in our directory. They regularly review these websites to ensure the information is up to date and comprehensive. Our experts also provide reviews to help you gain a better understanding of the services offered at each facility.

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Reviewed: 18 September 2023

NADACA Mi’kmaw Lodge is a residential drug rehab program. After examining the website, we found that the program offer a 35 day treatment cycle. It helps individuals and families struggling with addiction. Potential clients must be of Aboriginal decent, 19 years old, and be alcohol free for five days and drug free for 14 days.

Rehab Settings

- Assessment
- Interventionist
- Outpatient
- Residential
- Residential Long-Term
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Drug Prevention and Education
- Relapse Prevention
- Substance Abuse Counselling
- Substance Abuse Counselling for Individuals
- Substance Abuse Peer Counselling

People Served

- Adults
- First Nation

Trust Factors

- Official Canadian Substance Use Treatment Centres for First Nations and Inuit
- Registered Canadian Charitable Organization

Medical Staff: Kolby Bernard, CAC II | Prevention Counsellor
Wekatesk Augustine, CAC II | Adolescent Education/Accreditation Coordinator

70 Gabriel Street, Eskasoni, NS
(902) 379-2267

Reviewed: 18 September 2023

Crosbie House is a recovery and addiction center. After reviewing the website, we found that the program offers individual and group counseling specific to the client. The program lasts four weeks within a residential setting. The program does everything possible to expediate admissions.

Rehab Settings

- Assessment
- Detox
- Residential
- Residential Short-Term
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Drug Prevention and Education
- Holistic
- Relapse Prevention
- Services for Employees
- Substance Abuse Counselling
- Substance Abuse Counselling for Families
- Substance Abuse Counselling for Individuals
- Substance Abuse Group Counselling
- Twelve-Step

People Served

- Adults
- Family Programs

Trust Factors

- Registered Canadian Charitable Organization

Medical Staff: David Saunders, MD | Medical Director
Jim Rafferty, MD | Medical Consultant

113 Cornwallis Ave., New Minas, NS
(902) 681-0613

Reviewed: 18 September 2023

Alcare Place is a substance use treatment center for men. After examining the website, we found that it helps men ages 19 and over. The program can accommodate 11 residents who stay for one year. It offers life skills programs, relapse prevention programs, and one on one counseling. In addition, there is access to AA and NA meetings.

Rehab Settings

- AA Meeting
- Assessment
- NA Meeting
- Residential
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Holistic
- Relapse Prevention
- Substance Abuse Counselling
- Substance Abuse Counselling for Individuals
- Twelve-Step

People Served

- Adults
- Family Support

Trust Factors

- Partnered with the Nova Scotia Department of Health & Wellness

Medical Staff: Betty (MacDonald) Wallace, BSW | Executive Director
Maria Lupe, RN

1374 Robie Street, Halifax, NS
(902) 423-8076

Reviewed: 18 September 2023

Foundation for Youth Support, Fisherman’s Memorial Hospital is a substance use treatment program. After reviewing the website, we found that the program helps teen ages 13 and 19. The primary aim of the program is to provide treatment services. This includes weekly counseling and support and recreation programs.

Rehab Settings

- Detox
- Outpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Substance Abuse Counselling
- Substance Abuse Counselling for Individuals
- Substance Abuse Peer Counselling

People Served

- Adolescents
- Family Support

Trust Factors

- Registered Canadian Charitable Organization

PO Box 1180, Lunenburg, NS
(902) 634-3991

Reviewed: 18 September 2023

Evolution Addiction Counseling is an addictions counseling service. After examining the website, we found they offer substance abuse assessments, addiction treatment plans, addiction counseling, addiction treatment aftercare support, and relapse prevention. The prices are listed on the website, and sliding fee scales may be available.

Rehab Settings

- Assessment
- Outpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Relapse Prevention
- Substance Abuse Counselling
- Substance Abuse Counselling for Families
- Substance Abuse Counselling for Individuals
- Twelve-Step

People Served

- Adults

Medical Staff: Peter B. Snelgrove, MA CCAC

Suite 2A-1687 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, NS
(902) 824-6392

Reviewed: 18 September 2023

NADACA, Eagles’ Nest Recovery House is a substance use treatment center. After examining the website, we found that the program offers wellness programs and inpatient treatment. Clients must be of Aboriginal decent, 19 years of age and must be drug free for 14 days or alcohol free for five days. In addition, there is access to online wellness programs.

Rehab Settings

- Outpatient
- Substance Abuse Treatment

Services Offered

- Aftercare
- Drug Prevention and Education
- Holistic
- Relapse Prevention
- Substance Abuse Counselling
- Substance Abuse Counselling for Individuals
- Substance Abuse Peer Counselling

People Served

- Adults
- First Nation

Trust Factors

- Official Canadian Substance Use Treatment Centres for First Nations and Inuit
- Registered Canadian Charitable Organization

Medical Staff: Kolby Bernard, CAC II | Prevention Counsellor
Wekatesk Augustine, CAC II | Adolescent Education/Accreditation Coordinator

44 Eagles Nest Avenue, Indian Brook, NS
(902) 758-4277

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Drug rehab centers in Nova Scotia include detoxification, inpatient treatment, outpatient programs, and various addiction recovery services. DRS provides an extensive directory listing of these services.

When you first contact DRS, you are speaking with a qualified professional. We then refer you to suitable resources in the province based on your information. No one form of substance use treatment is ideal for every person. The treatment you are referred to must meet your recovery and rehabilitation goals.

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  • How do I find drug rehab in Nova Scotia?

    Nova Scotia has different ways to locate drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers. Provincial addiction services in Nova Scotia are available. It is recommended that individuals or their families contact their Addiction Services office locally or out of town. Private drug rehab centers are easily found through an internet search. There are programs in the province and out of the province.

  • What does drug rehab cost in Nova Scotia?

    The cost of drug rehab in Nova Scotia varies. Drug rehab programs offered by the province are free of charge and covered by provincial healthcare. The cost of private drug rehabilitation or detox ranges between $5,000 and $30,000. There are different ways to pay for drug rehab, including medical financing, payment plans, pooling resources, or increasing the line of credit.

  • Are there opioid recovery programs in Nova Scotia?

    Yes, opioid recovery programs offer opioid maintenance therapy for individuals with an addiction to opioids. Recovery options exist in the central, eastern, northern, and western zones. The process includes assessment, treatment planning, relapse prevention, and supportive counseling.

  • Are there drug court programs in Nova Scotia?

    Yes, a court-monitored drug treatment program is known as a drug court program. It is there to offer alternative criminal sentences for people charged with crimes directly related to their opioid addiction. The program is available for anyone 19 years of age or older who lives in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

  • Is it better to find drug rehab outside of the Maritimes?

    This depends on individual situations. There are limited drug rehabilitation and detox programs in the Maritime provinces because of smaller populations. Some addicts and their families find better treatment options outside of the province. It can be better for rehabilitation and recovery when treatment is done in an unfamiliar environment.

  • 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, DATS

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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.

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SYLVAIN FOURNIER

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Sylvain Fournier is the Founder and CEO of Drug Rehab Institute established in 2010. He has been working in the field of addiction since 2005. His previous work experience includes six years of service in the field of addiction. As a Drug Prevention Specialist, he educated thousands of people through Drug Education Lecture to help them understand better how drugs can affect one’s life, health, mind, body, and future. He also worked as Legal Liaison Officer, Director of Admission and Director of Business Development and Public Relations Officer for a private drug and alcohol treatment center. Since 2010, he commits to identify and introduce addiction services determined to be clinically necessary for the patient and family. His main goal today is to make sure that families and individuals battling substance abuse get the help, assistance, and guidance that they need to break the chains of addiction and find the way to recovery. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute.

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