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Campbellton addiction services centre officially opens

By Tara Clow Sep 1, 2023 | 1:29 PM

Campbellton is now home to a new addiction treatment facility managed by the Vitalité Health Network.

An official opening ceremony for the Centre for Hope and Harmony was held on Friday morning.

It has six detox program beds, and intervention programs to help individuals transition back into their communities.

It is part of a $24.5 million effort to improve access to detox programs and concurrent disorder treatments for those who are struggling with addiction.

The centre is available to support patients from across the province.

The number of beds used for concurrent disorder treatment services, which is designed to help patients with substance use and/or gambling problems for 35- to 90-day stays, will increase from 12 beds to 18.

Patients will be offered individual intervention plans featuring supportive services, strategies to reduce the risks of relapses and help transitioning back into their communities.

Six beds are also available for a detox program, which is designed to provide medical supervision for a week-long or 10-day stay for people experiencing withdrawal.

The new building also features several family and therapy rooms, a cafeteria, a gym, a games room, a multicultural space, and a smudge room.


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