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Canada Addiction Treatment
Canada Addiction Treatment is a free web resource with information on how to deal with different types of addiction, and provides links and resources to counsellors and treatment centres across Canada that can help you on the road to recovery.

Canada Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs
This website offers a list of alcohol and drug rehab programs and other addiction-related services located in Canada.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
CAMH, Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, is located in Toronto. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Alcoholics Anonymous describes itself as “a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes.”
or www.aacanada.com

The Jean Tweed Centre
The Jean Tweed Centre (JTC) assists women who face issues related to substance use and/or problem gambling. They provide a range of programs and services to help women as they begin to make positive lifestyle changes, and offer support to their families with a focus on their young children.  They offer an on-site licensed child development centre as well as specialized children's and parenting programs.



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Share knowledge and talk about your mental health-related experiences with other women.

General Health Discussion Forum

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