Westover Treatment Centre
|Address & Phone(s)|
|Address||2 Victoria St S|
Thamesville, ON N0P 2K0
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|Accessibility||Fully Accessible ; Designated parking; ramp; useable washroom|
|Intersection||Victoria St and London Rd|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 8 |
2 Victoria St S
Thamesville, ON N0P 2K0
|Crisis Phone||1-800-721-3232 (Addiction Assistance Service)|
|After Hours Phone||Staff available 24 hours/day|
|Description & Services|
|Description||To provide high quality community-based treatment to substance dependent persons and families in Southwestern Ontario|
Regional Treatment Centre where individuals can go to find counselling, guidance, support and friendship in their recovery from alcohol and drug addiction * The Centre also aids individuals who have been affected by another person's addiction
Programs offered are: 19 Day Residential Chemically Dependent Program-highly structured program includes individual counselling, videos, discussions, lectures and recreation, a six month aftercare program follows residential treatment; The program uses a variety of methods to help clients gain an understanding of addiction as a primary illness, recognize the thinking patterns that have established the need for substances, make a committment towards accepting personal responsibility for maintaining abstinence in recovery, make changes in thinking, feeling and acting needed for a renewed value system.
6 Day Residential Family Program-Open to men and women who feel their life has been affected by someone else's drinking or drug abuse; this program is offered bi-weekly; a 6 month aftercare program follows treatment.
Weekend Family Program - for family members of clients presently in the residential addiction program; in the family programs information is provided on substance abuse and how it affects the family members, through lectures, group discussions and videos, guidance is given on changes individuals can make to help them deal with the affects of substance abuse on them, and their subsequent reaction to life situations.
Aftercare Programs-London, Windsor, Sarnia and Thamesville *Addiction Assistance Service 1-800-721-3232 (Counsellors available 24hrs/day, 7days/week) to help people who are in need of assistance with their own addiction or those who have been affected by the addiction of another; these include addictions to alcohol or drugs
The Addiction Assistance Service will aid with finding support for a persons immediate addiction problems from the community services such as: Full withdrawal from substance abuse at the Windsor or London Withdrawal Management Centres, Counselling for addiction problems.
|Hours||Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up |
Youth 16yrs+; Adult; Seniors; Male; Female who suffer from or have been affected by the problems of substance abuse
|Application||Assessment required; Application process required;|
|Primary Contact||Brenda Mills/Audrey Aarssen, Intake Counsellor - Substance Dependency Program; Phone: 519-692-5110 ext 131|
|Alternate Contact||Marilyn McKinlay, Director of Administrative Services; Phone: ext 103|
|Primary Executive||Marshall Phinney, Executive Director; Phone: ext 102|
|Subjects||Addictions ; Alcoholism ; Counselling ; Drug addiction|