All the drug rehab treatment centres and programmes, are under the control of the AFM, which is fully known as the Addiction Foundation of Manitoba. A good number of these treatment facilities are publicly-funded, that is, they are owned by the government. Notwithstanding, there are also some drug rehab programmes that are privately owned.

When it comes to drug addiction treatment, there are various treatment types, and they are administered to the patient depending on the type and severity of the addiction. When you take a look at these treatment types, there are some factors which need to be taken into consideration in order to get the right help.

First off, the type of drug being used, is important, the amount of time, issues with the law amongst others. The counsellors at the drug rehab in Manitoba, will carry out an assessment over the phone, in order to prescribe the nature of treatment which will be useful for the addict.

In the communities in Manitoba, there has been some cases of people struggling with drug abuse, and some behavioural health problems. The notable Fentanyl problem in the western provinces, also got to Manitoba, bring other drug problems along, and it has made it quite difficult to get the right kind of help.

In the province of Manitoba, there are various alcohol and drug treatment programmes, and they include detoxification, long-term and short-term inpatient programmes, outpatient programmes, inpatient programmes and the likes. Irrespective of the option chosen, addicts and the families can have access to addiction assessments in order to provide help in order to get the best kind of treatement.

In Manitoba, there are:

  • 25 Outpatient treatment progammes
  • 17 Residential drug rehab centres
  • 3 Detoxification facilities
  • 17 Youth treatment centres
  • 5 Aftercare programmes
  • 19 Treatments for assessments


The following are some of the available drug services in Manitoba:

  • Addictions Foundation of Manitoba
  • Teen Challenge Brandon Women’s Centre
  • We Care Home Health Services Brandon
  • Addictions Foundation of Manitoba in Dauphin
  • Addictions Foundation of Manitoba in Flin Flon
  • Addictions Foundation of Manitoba, C/O GIMLI Community Health Centre

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