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Organization: Amethyst Women's Addiction Centre  
Phone Numbers: 613-563-0363
TTY: 613-563-2995
Fax: 613-565-2175
488 Wilbrod St E
Ottawa, ON
K1N 6M8
Intersection: Charlotte St and Laurier Ave E
Accessibility: Partially Accessible    Partially Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Main floor
Hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-7:30 pm
Executives: Carol Wu - Coordinator
Public Contacts: Claire Lacelle - Intake Worker
Service Description: Multi-service addiction treatment centre

Day Treatment Program: two year program for clients concerned about their substance use * pre-treatment withdraw * intensive treatment program with focus on education, group therapy, and life changes * individual and group support for brief interventions or post-treatment counselling

Problem Gambling Program: two year program that consists of an assessment * individual counselling * group counselling * bi-weekly support group * the intensive treatment program is provided for 12 weeks and includes educational sessions and group therapy

Sexual Abuse Support Program: group and individual counselling support to clients as they heal from the trauma of childhood abuse

Early Childhood Development Program: improves treatment and services for women with addictions that are pregnant and/or have young children up to eighteen years of age * increase ancillary services available to these women such as childcare, life skills and parenting * referrals to health and social service programs

Health Promotion Workshops: encourages women to create healthy lifestyle changes by helping them take control of their lives * workshops to the public and health-care workers * outreach prevention services to high-risk women * programs offered include Women and Wellness

Fees: None
Application: Call to apply
Eligibility / Target Population: Women 18 years and older
Languages: English * French
Area Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Addiction Support Groups
Adult Survivors of Abuse
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Assessment and Treatment
Problem Gambling

This information was last completely updated on February 27, 2018

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