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
Toll Free: 1-888-299-8399
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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
Toll Free: 1-800-205-8402
PEI Problem Gambling Helpline
Confidential, 24/7 Problem Gambling Helpline
Toll Free: 1-855-255-4255
PEI Reach Foundation
223 Mason Road
Stratford, PE C1B 2G1
Phone: (902) 620-0000
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
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
Council on Drug Abuse
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.
Toll Free: 1-800-965-7170
The Child with Substance Abuse
'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.