About Us

Alpha House is mental health and Addictions recovery community addressing the needs of self-identified men and non-binary people and Trans males aged 18 and up. At Alpha House, we believe that recovery from mental illnesses and Addiction must address every aspect of the individual. As a result, our programs address physical, mental, spiritual, and social needs, all in an effort to support the individual’s recovery from addiction.

Alpha House is a 4-month post-treatment Residential Program with the sole purpose of re-integration through educational and vocational counselling, coupled with 24-hour Addictions and Mental Health Counselling support and relapse prevention tools.

Alpha House has been helping those who suffer from addiction in the city of Toronto since 1972.

Alpha House

Recovery Community

Our Program

Many refer to Alpha House as second stage treatment, as clients are given the freedom to work and typically have an acute sense of life stability prior to admission. The residents of Alpha House support their recovery through an abstinence-based recovery program. This program includes a variety of modalities, which residents are free to choose for themselves. The Alpha House program offers a unique blend of guidance and support in areas of the greatest concern to our clients. These include upgrading one's education, job searching, life skills, one-on-one counselling, living within a community, and meeting one's obligations to it. Our facility is staffed 24 hours a day by trained counsellors and specialists. The staff facilitates 11 groups throughout the week. These include the following:

  • 24/7 onsite Counselling support.

  • Full-time Case Management

  • Behavioural Addictions Counselling

  • Registered Psychotherapists and Certified Addiction Counsellors.

  • Psychiatric and Medical referrals.

  • Addiction Education Group with Dr. Jake Bobrowski, Addiction Medicine Specialist

  • Opiate Replacement Program with the CTC Clinic (Suboxone, Methadone, Subutex)

  • Art & MusicTherapy

  • Nutritional/ Cooking Courses

  • Daily onsite group session ( Mindfulness, Relapse Prevention, Life Skills )

  • Yoga

  • Qui- Gong

  • Onsite 12 step meetings

  • Smart Recovery meeting (CBT)

  • Back to Basics Program

  • Full-time day programing for clients in their first 30 days

  • Stop with Addictions Nicotine Replacement program

  • Alumni Aftercare program.

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