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Drug & Alcohol Rehab Centers in Yukon

Last updated: Monday, 28, March 2022

All throughout the Yukon Territory, there are many different forms of drug and alcohol rehabilitation and treatment to help treat substance abuse and addiction. Drug and alcohol addiction does plague the Yukon in many ways, especially among its youth and young adults, but there are many options available. Some of these services include out-patient and residential treatment, with residential programs being offered as long-term and short term options. Most long-term programs will typically last about two to three months, whereas short-term programs will go for about two weeks to a month; each option has its benefits and can help addicts struggling with all different forms of addiction.

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Within these different treatment facilities, there are holistic treatment services, drug education and prevention programs, youth treatment services, and First Nations programs, along with detox services. Many of these drug rehab programs offer aftercare and assessment services, which can help an addict, find the right kind of drug rehab and also follow through with maintaining a drug-free life.

All throughout the Yukon, there are many different locations where addicts can attend twelve-step meetings, which are very effective in helping addicts stay sober and be surrounded by other sober living individuals who can help them through difficult times.

Private Drug Rehab Treatment In Yukon

Within the Yukon, there is one residential drug and alcohol rehab center who is operated through the Yukon Department of Health and Social Services. Unfortunately, there are limited resources for private drug and alcohol treatment in the Yukon, but services are available to help addicts and their families. Private drug treatment centers are usually always residential programs that provide long-term or short-term care for patients. Some outpatient programs also offer private care for various durations of time. When families are searching for drug rehabilitation solutions, private centers will be one of the options they look at. The cost of these facilities is normally what deters a family from seeking further information, but it is important for families to know that it is never a closed door and there are avenues for them to look down for financial assistance. Some of the solutions include payment plan structures, which some facilities may offer, and will be different for each center who provides it. Other options include companies that finance medical care and treatment and can pay the facility directly after a family is approved for financing. Some private centers will accept private health insurance, which can offset some of the costs involved with treatment.

Whether it is a private program in the Yukon, or in another part of Canada, there are some benefits to attending a private drug and alcohol treatment center. Most private facilities will provide individual programs for the client, and could possibly develop a specific program for them to help address their individual needs. The point of drug and alcohol treatment is to make it as effective as possible for the patient and his or her family. Some of the private rehab centers work with small program sizes, or may only accept certain amounts of people at a time. Smaller groups of patients can sometimes be more manageable, and more individualized care can be offered to the client. Some of the misconceptions with private drug rehab centers are that the treatment and therapy will always work, and this is not the case; the success of drug and alcohol rehabilitation is not guaranteed. Not every private drug and alcohol rehab program will be licensed or certified by the province or territory, and this is not necessarily a bad thing. The family should always do the necessary due diligence when searching for private drug rehab centers.

List of Drug & Alcohol Services in Yukon

This is a list of different drug and alcohol services in Yukon. This list is not complete. Use the menus on both sides to find specific categories. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at 1-877-254-3348.


Marcel Gemme, DATS

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on March 28, 2022

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