Addiction


What is an addiction?

Addiction isn't limited to alcohol and illegal drugs. People can develop addictions to gambling, prescription drugs, caffeine- even the Internet.

Prince Edward Island Resources

Addiction Services

Toll Free: 1-888-299-8399

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Alcoholics Anonymous

Find a meeting in your area

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Family Program

The Family Program offers knowledge, development of personal skills and support in dealing with a loved on who has an addiction.

Phone: (902) 368-4120 / Toll Free: 1-888-299-8399

Island Help Line

24 hour, bilingual and confidential telephone service that provides information, support or help to Islanders who are in a crisis.

Toll Free: 1-800-218-2885

Just Talk PEI

PEI Youth Substance Use & Addiction

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Narcotics Anonymous

Toll Free: 1-800-205-8402

PEI Problem Gambling Helpline

Confidential, 24/7 Problem Gambling Helpline

Toll Free: 1-855-255-4255

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PEI Reach Foundation

223 Mason Road

Stratford, PE   C1B 2G1

Phone: (902) 620-0000

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Pills Anonymous

Phone: (902) 628-6163

Prescription Drug Support Group

Phone: (902) 436-9856

Provincial Youth Addiction Services

Provides individual counseling for young people who are experiencing problems as a result of alcohol/drug use. Service can be reached through the provincial addiction facility.

Phone: (902) 368-4273 / Toll Free: 1-888-299-8399

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Canadian Resources

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

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Council on Drug Abuse

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Teen Challenge Atlantic

Teen Challenge Atlantic helps men aged 18+ to overcome addictions by developing the whole person within the context of a residential facility.

Moncton, NB  

Toll Free: 1-800-965-7170

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The Child with Substance Abuse

Hincks-Dellcrest Centre

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'Transitions' by Dr. Stan Kutcher

The guide provides information on topics including time management, relationships, sexual activity, mental illness, suicide and addictions. It also includes mental health self-help information and contains recommendations where students can go to get help.

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Online Resources

Prevention Hub

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ProjectKnow

Understanding Addiction

Toll Free: 1-800-928-9139

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