12 Step Groups
Al-Anon and Alateen
Co-Anon Family Groups
Dual Recovery Anonymous
Long-term Sober Subsidized Housing
Ecuhome: phone 416-537-1334, ext. 1; email firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment Training, Pre-Employment Programs, Skills Building Programs
Oasis Addiction Recovery Society
Drug and Alcohol Helpline
Community Head Injury Resource Services: Acquired Brain Injury services
Progress Place: Support for those with mental health and addiction issues
Alcohol Rehab Guide
- 7 C’s Poster (printable PDF)
The Seven C’s are a simple but powerful set of tools to help children understand addiction in their family.
- Addiction Q and A from NACOA
Do you have questions about addiction? Find answers here.
- The 12 Steps for Kids
The 12 Steps for kids from the Betty Ford Center helps kids connect with recovery.
- Video: Under the Influence: Kids of Alcoholics
Kids with alcoholic parents talk about all the challenges they face.
- Harlem Students ask Dr. NIDA
NIDA’s Dr. Volkow meets with 100 students at a Harlem high school for an open discussion about addiction (first video).
- NACOA’s Shouting Inside Teen Blog
A place for teens to express their feelings about how addiction has impacted them.
- Video: The Teenage Brain Part 1
Frances Jensen from the Children’s Hospital Boston talks about the teenage brain (3 parts).
- Video: Officer Training “The Teenage Brain”
Jean Clinton talks about the teenage brain.
For information about all Ministry of Health & Long Term Care (MOHLTC) and/or Local Health Integrated Network (LHIN) funded organisations dealing with substance abuse, mental health issues, and problem gambling please visit www.connexontario.ca.
For further information on substance abuse and or problem gambling:
The Canadian Mental Health Association:
The Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse:
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:
The Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre:
- A Family Guide to Concurrent Disorders (PDF)
People with addictions often suffer from mental health issues and vice versa. CAMH’s guide helps families understand concurrent disorders.
- Chemical Dependency and the Family
Robert Ackerman, Renascent’s Director of Family Program Development, sheds light on chemical dependency and the family.
- Hazelden Conversation Guides
What do you say to someone who drinks too much? To help you speak to your loved one, Hazelden has created several conversation guides to lead you through an honest and compassionate approach.