Hospital Care & Treatment Centre
Mental Illness Inpatient Services
Specialized in-hospital care is available to provide such services as a psychiatric diagnosis, therapy, medication adjustment, and care during an acute episode should a person's mental illness temporarily worsen.
Call the Mental Health Crisis Line, 737-4668 or 1-888-737-4668
Visit an Emergency Department
Call the Healthline at 811
The Recovery Centre
The Recovery Centre in St. John's is open to anyone in the province who is 16+ and needs help while withdrawing from alcohol, drugs and/or gambling. (You may have previously known this service as "detox").
We now have around-the-clock nursing support and can provide medication to help with your withdrawals as needed. Once you start to feel better, we have a counsellor and meetings to support you as you begin your recovery.
You can self-refer by calling 709-752-4980 or toll-free at 1-877-752-4980. We will ask you some questions over the phone to make sure this is the best service for you.
A referral (PDF) can also be made through a hospital emergency unit, a health professional or community agency.
Licensed practical nurses
We also have service providers from the community who come in for groups.
Humberwood is a live-in, non-medical treatment Centre located in Corner Brook. If you are a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador and over the age of 19, Humberwood may be able to help with your drug, alcohol and/or gambling concerns.
Humberwood offers a structured program that focuses on your needs through individual, group and family counselling. There are private rooms and the usual stay is 21 days.
Most people go to counselling or other programs first, but if you feel that you need residential services, ask your physician, nurse or counsellor about Humberwood. They can assist with a referral if Humberwood is right for you.
For more information:
The Grace Centre
The Grace Centre is a live-in addiction treatment centre located in Harbour Grace. If you are a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador and over the age of 18, The Grace Centre may be able to help with your drug and/or alcohol concern.
The Grace Centre offers a structured program that focuses on your needs through individual, group and family counselling. There are 18 private rooms and the usual stay is 28 days.
Most people go to counselling or other programs first, but if you feel that you need residential services, ask your physician, nurse or counsellor about The Grace Centre. They can assist with a referral if the Grace Centre is right for you.
To learn more:
Video Tour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYaLsUXMWIs
Tuckamore is a residential treatment centre for youth (aged 12-18 years) with complex mental health challenges. Located in Paradise, Tuckamore services youth from all over Newfoundland and Labrador. The average length of stay is between six months and one year.
Our treatment program uses a dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) and trauma-informed model of care and includes individual, group and family counselling. We also practice therapeutic crisis intervention. We have an inter-disciplinary team that offers other services including therapeutic recreation, occupational therapy, and both music and art therapy. Tuckamore provides a safe and home-like environment, complete with an on-site school, a multipurpose room, a physical fitness area and an apartment for family visiting overnight.
You can also ask your physician, nurse, clinician or social worker about other supports for youth in your area (ie. counselling). If Tuckamore is right for you, they can help with a referral. You will also need a completed medical assessment (PDF) as well.
For more information:
Brochure: Youth Treatment Centre Brochure (pdf, 2014)
Hope Valley Treatment Centre
Hope Valley is a live-in treatment center for 12-18 year olds in the province who are concerned about their drug or alcohol use.
Hope Valley is located in Grand Falls-Windsor and the average stay is 3-4 months. The Centre houses up to 12 youth and provides a variety of services such as detox, counselling, schooling, and life skills training.
Please discuss Hope Valley with your health care provider or contact us at 709-292-8360 to help decide if this service is right for you or a loved one.
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