I was so depressed that I just stayed in my room and avoided my friends.

At Rideauwood I discovered that there really is strength in numbers.

I kept wondering if I had a problem WITH ALCOHOL OR DRUGS.

At Rideauwood I was able to stop asking questions and find answers.

My son was gambling a lot and my relationship with him was getting worse.

At Rideauwood I learned that my own journey was as important as his.

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Since the pandemic, more people need counselling. We work with other organizations to help you access the support you need when you need it.

“Worry. I lived with it 24/7. I woke up many nights in a cold sweat wondering where my daughter was.”

“I’m a single mom and my son’s all the family I’ve got. Our relationship was great when he was little but as he got to be a teenager he got in with a group of friends and started using.”

“I lived with my Dad which was really good except when he was drinking. When he was drinking I got so stressed and worried.”

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Wondering about substance use,
behavioural addictions or mental health issues?

You're not alone. We're right here.

Youth and Young Adults

Parents and Families

Rideauwood. We're specialists.

We focus on issues of substance use, behavioural addictions and mental health. We also specialize in compassion.

With over 45 years of specializing in innovative, evidence-based treatment for substance use, behavioural addictions and mental health issues, Rideauwood is a community leader.

Rideauwood has over 45 years of expertise.

Our clients choose the approach that is right for them.

Both clients and their families are important to us.

We are a committed, caring community of professionals.

We work with our community partners to ensure everyone finds the support they need.

Our alumni are part of the Rideauwood community. We are here for them too.

“After completing the Adult Program at Rideauwood I am feeling much lighter. I am proud of the changes I’ve made.”

– Alumni, Rideauwood

There is no "right" path—only the path that you choose.

We have a wide variety of programs and approaches, and each client is empowered to choose what works best for them.

Rideauwood Community Partners

Rideauwood partners with

During COVID-19, Rideauwood has partnered with other agencies through CounsellingConnect to help youth, young adults and adults who are dealing with substance use issues, or other problematic behaviour such as gambling and gaming or supporting a friend/family member who is. If you are interested in a single session to explore these issues, help is just a click away.