Youth Addiction

Addictions and substance abuse wreck minds, bodies and relationships. Ray of Hope helps young people learn healthy alternatives and coping strategies so that they and their families can live a life free from addiction.

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Community-Based Treatment

This is a highly individualized program for youth who need support to address substance abuse problems, but who don’t need the more structured treatment offered by the Day Treatment or Residential programs. Community-Based Treatment provides:

Day Treatment

The Day Treatment program is for youth who need structured support to overcome the challenges of addiction and substance abuse, but who don’t need more intensive support offered in a residential program. Once they’ve completed this program, youth are invited to participate in Ray of Hope’s Community-Based Treatment Program for continued support. Participants:

Residential Treatment

Residential Treatment is offered at Ray of Hope’s residence in downtown Kitchener. Once they’ve completed this program, youth are welcome to join the Community-Based Treatment Program or Day Treatment Program for continued support. Participants:

Support for Parents

Parents/guardians are a vital component of each youth’s treatment plan and are required to attend regular sessions and monthly family meetings with a Ray of Hope case worker. Parents and guardians receive:

To learn more about our youth addictions programs, please contact us at 1-519-743-2311