Addiction Support Resources
The DORS App was not designed to provide health or medical advice. Even when using the DORS app, there is always a risk of overdose. It is encouraged that you do not use alone, and keep a naloxone kit nearby. If you or someone you know is living with an addiction, please contact any of the following resources to find recovery help in Alberta.
Connects individuals to opioid agonist therapy treatment via videoconferencing with a physician (i.e. Telehealth). VODP offers same day treatment starts and transitions to other Opioid Agonist Therapies.
The Addiction Helpline is a toll free confidential service that provides alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and problem gambling support, information and referral to services.
The Recovery Access Alberta Directory is a provincial navigation tool to help Albertans seeking recovery to source addiction treatment programs and services. Services include addiction treatment, detoxification, harm reduction, peer support and supportive recovery housing services.
Alberta 211 Provides information, referrals and crisis support via phone, text, chat and website referrals and resources, including addiction and mental health referrals and resources. Professionally trained specialists are available to chat.
Call or Text: 211
Primary Care Networks (PCN)s operate addiction and mental health clinics across Alberta that provide addiction and mental health programming.
Additional information on addiction and mental health services in Alberta
The College of Physicians and Surgeons provides a complete list of treatment clinics for opioid dependence.
Listing of Alberta’s licensed residential addiction treatment service providers is available online on the Government of Alberta’s Webpage
Confidential, anonymous service, including crisis intervention, information on mental health programs, and referrals to other agencies.
Offers a 24/7 helpline for people thinking about or affected by suicide via phone, text, or chat.