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Addiction & Substance Abuse

This directory is designed to help you find resources on Addiction & Substance Abuse in Windsor-Essex. These listings were compiled by submissions from the community along with organizations that have supported the LGBTQ2S+ community in Windsor-Essex. If you feel there is an organization or business that should be listed, please submit the information on our submission form.

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1083 Ouellette Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, N9A 4J8
Phone: 226-946-1000

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1883 Turner Road
Windsor, Ontario, N8W 3K2
Phone: 226-946-1000

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Aegis Health is an out-patient addictions treatment facility with clinic, pharmacy, counselling and outreach. At Aegis Health, our multi-disciplinary team of practitioners specialize in the treatment of addictions of all kinds. We provide a team-based approach to patient care with an emphasis on respect, encouragement and best practices.


Phone: Windsor 519-256-9975
Phone: Leamington 519-999-1234

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Alcoholics Anonymous® is 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.


2335 Dougall Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, N8X1S9
Phone: 519-253-2441

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Located in the heart of Windsor Ontario, Brentwood is a non-denominational recovery home that has served over 20,000 men and women primarily from Windsor and Essex County; however clients come from all over Canada and the United States. The facility is set on nine acres with three main buildings and a pavilion. It is staffed by 37 employees including certified counsellors and medical staff. The Brentwood Recovery Home is dedicated to providing compassionate care and treatment in a residential setting for people whose primary problem is alcohol and drug abuse. In addition, Brentwood provides vital support programs for their families. At Brentwood, we see alcoholism and other addictions as a disease and form of “spiritual blindness”. People need other people who are in recovery to help them to see what they are missing in their lives.


2929 Howard Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, N8X 4W4
Phone: 519-253-3243

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The Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre is driven by the desire of Indigenous peoples within the areas of Windsor and Essex County to become a self-sufficient, self-determining, self-governing community. Historically, the Friendship Centre has been the focal point for Indigenous peoples within the urban environment. The Centre itself retains the grassroots support and direction that was evident in the founding members. The Centre and the Indigenous community are inter-linked, seemingly a single entity.


Free telephone, chat, and email services
Drug and Alcohol Helpline: 1-800-565-8603
Mental Health Helpline: 1-866-531-2600 Ontario
Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-888-230-3505

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Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at Connex Ontario. Connex Ontario provides free, confidential, and anonymous information about drug and alcohol treatment services across Ontario. Connex also has telephone helpline numbers for mental health and gambling problems.


1428 Ouellette Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, N8X 1K4
Phone: 1-855-742-9449

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Our offices are discreetly located within doctor’s offices and walk-in clinics. This allows for patients to reach out for help without having to walk into a clearly marked methadone clinic or treatment centre. The reason for your visit is always kept confidential, so there is no one who would know why you are in the office other than the friendly and helpful staff.  Our staff are some of the most dedicated and trustworthy physicians, working one-on-one with each individual that comes in for help.


1771 Chappell Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, N9C 3E8
Phone: 519-252-2711

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The House of Sophrosyne is a charitable organization that has been active in Windsor-Essex for 40 years, providing programs and services to women and their families who are battling substance misuse. Founded in 1978, the House of Sophrosyne offers community and residential programs to help women struggling with substance abuse. The house takes in female clients for 5 weeks at a time.


Phone: 1-800-668-6868


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Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. We offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French. Whether by phone, text, mobile app or through our website, you can connect with us whenever you want, however you want. Our service is completely confidential and you don’t even have to tell us your name if you don’t want to.


Phone: 519-566-3830

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Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is one of the world’s oldest and largest associations of recovering drug addicts providing peer support to other addicts who want to stop using drugs. The NA approach to recovery from drug addiction is completely non-professional, relying on peer support. We believe the NA program works as well as it does primarily because of the therapeutic value of addicts helping other addicts.


744 Ouellette Avenue
Windsor, ON N8X 3L9
Phone: 519-257-5111  Ext.77968

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In an effort to respond to the mental health and addiction needs of our community especially given the anxiety, fear and uncertainty associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH) with partner the Canadian Mental Health Association, Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB) have opened the Mental Health and Addictions Urgent Care Centre (MHAUCC). The MHAUCC is a central access point for adults or youth aged 16 years or older who cannot safely wait for community mental health and addiction support. The service is intended for those experiencing a mental health or addictions crisis or who are having an acute and serious need who are at risk of worsening mental health condition that may require hospitalization.


3140 Peter Street
Windsor, Ontario, N9C 1H3
Phone: 519-818-6453

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For individuals, couples, families and small discussion groups. Healing and Harmony focus on Cognitive Therapy approaches with a special understanding of the integration of one’s body, mind and soul. Services include Anxiety and Depression, Traumatic Incident Reduction, Marriage Preparation, Couples Counselling, Career Counselling, GLBT issues, Addiction Recovery.



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1078 Goyeau Street
Windsor, Ontario, N9A 1J1
Phone: 1-888-878-3563-230-3505

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This trueNorth Medical Clinic is located within the Remedy’s Rx Goyeau Pharmacy in Windsor, Ontario. trueNorth offers substance use treatment on a walk-in basis including Methadone Treatment, Suboxone Treatment, Kadian Treatment, Alcohol Use Treatment, Benzodiazepam Taper, Smoking Cessation. OHIP covered services. No appointment or referral needed.


Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare
3740 Connaught Avenue
Windsor, Ontario,  N9C 3Z4
Phone: 519-257-5220

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Designated assessment and referral center in Windsor-Essex for persons in need of an addiction intake and access to treatment for addictions – alcohol and/or drugs. This program is staffed by two Social Workers who are proficient in the use of the Ministry of Health Admission Discharge requirements.


33 Princess Street
Leamington, Ontario, N8H 5C5
Phone: 519-258-2146 ext. 1200

1005 Ouellette Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, N9A 4J8
Phone: 519-258-2146 ext. 1200

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Public health programs keep our community healthy by promoting improved health, preventing disease and injury, controlling threats to human life and function, and facilitating social conditions to ensure equal opportunity in attaining health for all.


1995 Lens Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, N8W 1L9
Phone: 519-254-5577

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Services and support for sexually abused adults/children, Provide medical and legal examinations, medical treatment / psychological support to the victim, Photographic documentation of injuries, Referral to appropriate community agencies, Follow up by Domestic Violence nurse, Education to the community, SAFEKIDS is a program which provides a medical evaluation for sexually victimized children and their families, Services are provided by a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), Compassionate, professional response available 24 hours a day through Windsor Regional Hospital – Emergency Room.