We believe in the importance of accessing the best options for treating the mental health and wellness challenges of clients, and therefore call upon our preferred provider network of well-respected and specialized residential (inpatient) treatment providers when an individual is struggling with significant trauma, addiction to substances or behavioral addiction, or mood disorder that is affecting their ability to thrive at work and at home.

Residential treatment may range in length from one (1) week through three (3) months, depending on the program and the needs of the client. Individuals typically engage in intensive group and individual programs aimed at recovery, while living at the facility to prompt an immersive experience towards mental and physical wellness.

Some features of the Encompas preferred provider network of residential treatment centres include:

  • Every facility we recommend and refer to has demonstrated excellence in client care, as well as positive outcomes for individuals who attend and complete their programs
  • Every facility has committed to streamlining their intake procedures to reduce cumbersome admissions requirements and ensure timely access to treatment programs
  • With your consent, every facility has committed to ensuring your Care Manager and clinician(s) are apprised of your progress, to ensure cohesive, timely care when the program is completed
  • Every facility has committed to integrating their aftercare programming with the Encompas programs comprehensive support services, to ensure you are supported in a sustainable way even after the residential program is complete

Our preferred provider network will continue to grow, but currently includes the following:

Project Trauma Support is a new Canadian program that addresses Post Traumatic Stress and Operational Stress Injury in military personnel, veterans and first responders.

This program promotes connection and honours uniformed professionals and correctional officers by promoting time-tested values and unconditional acceptance. In doing so, the program helps participants transition from post-traumatic stress to post-traumatic growth.

The PTS team consists of physicians with experience in mental health counselling as well as lived experience with military and emergency medicine.

Their goal is to provide timely access and deliver effective help to those suffering from service related trauma. They aim to support participants to minimize their distress and help them to remain active and healthy in their lives. They recognize the great contribution made by those who protect us and our mission is to empower them to continue to serve.

Adapted from https://projecttraumasupport.com/

Wounded Warriors Canada is a national mental health service provider that utilizes clinical best practices and evidence-based care to create an environment of compassion, resiliency and hope for our Veterans, First Responders and their families.

Their team of accredited professionals provides a range of group-based therapy programs benefiting  individuals, couples and children affected by the impacts of operational stress injuries.

Adapted from: www.woundedwarriors.ca

The Stable Grounds Inc. is a privately owned and operated therapy centre, providing day and residential programs for 1-3 months for current or retired Public Safety Officers (Fire, EMS, Police, Parole/Probation officers +) and Veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI), anxiety, depression and more.

TSG offers a range of treatment options and focused care in a sprawling, yet intimate farm setting. TSG believes that their residential programs provide comprehensive treatment that improves recovery times, and allows guests to work through the healing journey without interruption and with ongoing support. They recognize the importance of helping those who provide essential services to others and offer priority treatment to support the recovery process through a unique range of therapeutic options.

Adapted from https://www.thestablegrounds.com/

The Stable Grounds Inc Paul & Cindy Mental Health Specialists


The Stable Grounds Inc Anne & Gwen EAGALA Professionals

Trafalgar provides addiction treatment in residential settings that are serene and homelike. Each of their treatment centres adheres to guiding principles providing a comprehensive treatment protocol. Core to all programming at Trafalgar is the focus on treating the underlying mental health issues fuelling the addiction.

The Trafalgar team of accredited professionals have many years of clinical and research experience, culminating in offering the very best in treatment.

They have a highly trained and experienced team of professionals ready to provide customized therapeutic addiction treatment for the abuse of substances or processes. This includes alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, prescription drugs, methamphetamines, heroin, and process addictions such as gambling and sex addiction. They also focus on addressing concurrent mental health disorders that may be connected to your addiction, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

Trafalgar has extensive experience supporting first responders and military personnel, and offers an exclusive First Responder group programming within their broader addictions and mental health program.

Adapted from https://trafalgarresidence.com/

For more than 135 years, the Homewood Health Centre has been a cornerstone of Canadian mental health and addiction treatment. Located in Guelph, Ontario, the Homewood Health Centre is one of the largest mental health and addiction facilities in Canada. It is unique in Canadian healthcare serving as a specialized provincial and national resource.

All programs through Homewood deliver care through a multidisciplinary team. Each discipline—including psychology, nursing, social work, and other therapies—has a leader to monitor standards of practice and also ensure that their professional college standards are always met. Homewood follows rigorous processes that result in the highest standards in quality care.

While Homewood offers numerous residential programs, including programs for individuals struggling with addictions, mood disorders, eating disorders, and trauma, Homewood also has exclusive groups and programming for uniformed professionals. This environment provides a forum for discussing issues the participants might be reluctant to disclose in the presence of civilians.

Adapted from https://homewoodhealth.com/

Treatment: Addiction and PTSD

Success After Treatment of PTSD

Transforming Mental Health and Addiction Treatment in Canada

Bellwood has been treating addiction and related mental health disorders for over 30 years. Their abstinence-based treatment model is rooted in the work of their co-founder, Dr. Gordon Bell; a pioneer in the treatment of addiction in Canada. Bellwood as an addiction treatment rehab centre is defined by their long-standing experience, combined with our commitment to excellent patient care.

Inpatient treatment is available for alcohol and drug addiction, problem gambling, sexual addiction, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and PTSD in a variety of locations. Our on-site capabilities include detox for drug addiction, behavioural addiction, specialized treatment for hidden problems, personalized care programs, nutritional guidance, supervised physical fitness, and recovery monitoring. Treatment doesn’t stop the moment you check out, however. Our open-ended approach to care means we’re available whenever you need us, for the rest of your life.

In addition, Bellwood’s nine (9)-week Concurrent Trauma and Addiction (CTAP) program is designed to specifically treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and operational stress injuries (OSI) at the same time as addiction, and is designated for military, police, firefighters, EMS, and other first responders. Each patient is matched with a primary counsellor who has extensive trauma therapy training, as well as with a medical doctor. The multidisciplinary CTAP team also includes a clinical psychologist, occupational therapists, and social workers. Patients also have access to a psychiatrist, as needed.

Adapted from https://www.edgewoodhealthnetwork.com/locations/inpatient-centres/bellwood/

Renascent has been a national leader in abstinence-based treatment since 1970. They are one of the largest residential treatment providers in Ontario, offering gender-specific treatment in one of four centres in Toronto and Durham region, using evidence-based treatment with proven outcomes.

As one of Canada’s largest abstinence-based treatment providers for substance use disorders including drugs, alcohol, and food, they offer evidence-based, trauma-informed care that addresses concurrent mental health issues. Their abstinence-based model integrates 12-step facilitation with other best practices in clinical and medical approaches. This foundation is augmented by a wide range of therapeutic modalities including cognitive behavioural techniques, reality therapy, person-centred therapy, solution-focused therapy, mindfulness principles, and art therapy. By addressing the chronic nature of substance use disorders while also recognizing how addiction impacts families, children, loved ones, workplaces, and communities, their holistic approach means they’re here for life.

Adapted from https://renascent.ca/

What does addiction and recovery look like?

If you are interested in pursuing residential care, or would like to learn more, please reach out to an Encompas Care Manager.