Freedom from Addiction is located in a serene setting in the beautiful Aurora-King City area, just north of Toronto, Canada. It provides detox and residential treatment for adults, 18 years and older, who struggle with addiction and co-occurring disorders. Freedom offers 30, 60 and 90-day programs and advocates an approach based on complete abstinence after detox is complete. Based on this philosophy, it is a popular choice for addicts who are struggling to get off methadone or Suboxone.
Accommodations and Food
Freedom’s residential program is located in a beautiful 25-bed 6,000 square foot building. The premises come complete with amenities including beautiful tranquil meeting spaces, an office center with computers and entertainment and TV areas. Clients have private or semi-private rooms with en suite bathrooms.
All meals are prepared on-site by a a gourmet chef and served in the dining room. Clients can also use the well-equipped on-site gym, working with a staff trainer.
Treatment and Staff
Every new resident at Freedom from Addiction receives an individualized treatment plan. On-site medically supervised detox is available and usually lasts three to five days. Clients are monitored around the clock and can transition seamlessly to the residential treatment protocol once they are stable.
Residents have full days of group and individual therapy, psychoeducation groups that address the disease of addiction and peer support meetings. Therapy is CBT-based and also uses the 12-step framework. Clients attend daily 12-step meetings on-site, for which they break off into small gender-specific groups.
The treatment team includes Master’s-level nurses and a medical doctor who specializes in addiction. Staff are also credentialed to provide therapy and medication management for clients with co-occurring disorders, and a psychiatrist visits the campus each week.
Freedom from Addiction treatment also includes acupuncture and massage in treatment plans. It encourages clients’ families to take an active role in their loved one’s recovery. One weekend a month, family members are invited for a weekend of workshops, support meetings and family therapy.
The program also provides a complimentary 12-month aftercare program which includes access to groups and alumni meetings. Additionally, Freedom works with each client to locate outpatient treatment and sober living facilities in their community.
Freedom from Addiction has created a solid treatment program dedicated to serving the Toronto area. With all clients residing on its beautiful campus, its community provides evidence-based treatment, with a strong emphasis on the 12-step philosophy and total abstinence.
Freedom from Addiction
33 Victoria St
Aurora, ON L4G 1P9
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