Manitoba Addictions Knowledge Exchange



Manitoba Resources

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba

AFM is a provincial Crown organization that provides information and treatment to support Manitobans to address issues related to alcohol, drugs and gambling. AFM serves Manitobans through 22 offices in communities across the province.

Provincial Adult Addictions Information Toll-Free Line

An informative toll free number to call with any questions regarding addiction services in Manitoba


Behavioural Health Foundation

The Behavioural Health Foundation provides long-term residential addictions treatment programming for men, women, teens and family units experiencing a variety of addiction problems and co-occurring mental health concerns.


Marymound’s primary mission is with children, youth and families who need support as they face the challenges of growing, learning and parenting. Through culturally diverse care in safe living environments, individual relationships, academic preparation, therapeutic intervention, and advocacy, Marymound supports Manitoba children and their families to reach their fullest potential and independence.

The Laurel Centre

The Laurel Centre provides individual and group counselling to women who have experienced childhood and / or adolescent sexual abuse.

Main Street Project

By providing emergency shelter and food services, a drug and alcohol detoxification unit, on-site counselling, transitional housing, and a range of other critical services, the Main Street Project works to support clients’ basic needs, while ensuring their opportunity to make real choices and have meaningful progress.

St Raphael Centre

St. Raphael Wellness Centre (SRWC) is a welcoming community for healing and spiritual growth where individuals, families and friends affected by addictions are accompanied on their journey towards recovery in body, mind and spirit.


Tamarack is an abstinence-based 60-day residential addictions treatment centre that is there to help people with addiction, their families and others affected, transform their lives.

Two Ten Recovery

TWO TEN is a structured sober environment in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Our mission is to provide a clean and sober environment for men and women in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction.

Native Addictions Council of MB (NACM)

NACM’s programs embody a holistic concept of healing: Mind, Body and Spirit. NACM’s programs have, at their heart, a spiritual view which suggests all things in life are related in a sacred manner, and are governed by natural laws.

Rosaire House

Rosaire House Addiction Centre is a 20-bed residential addictions centre, with a day program and modified program options available to meet individual needs.


Klinic provides a full range of health-related services — from medical care to counselling a education. They promote health and quality of life for all, and help people make choices about their own health. They provide confidential services.

Macdonald Youth Services

MYS fosters hope and opportunities to empower children, youth, and families throughout Manitoba to grow and heal through safe, caring, respectful and collaborative relationships.

Resource Assistance for Youth (RAY) 

Resource Assistance for Youth (RAY) is a non-profit street-level agency working with street-entrenched and homeless youth up to the age of 29. RAY is non-judgmental and non-partisan, employing a harm reduction approach to all interactions with youth in need.

Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre

MATC provides mental health services to children and youth with psychiatric and/or emotional disorders. A full continuum of programs and services, both community and hospital based, are available to residents of Manitoba and Nunavut.

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

The Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc. (Ma Mawi) was established to reclaim Aboriginal people’s inherent role and responsibility as the caregivers for Aboriginal children and families in Winnipeg. We are a community-mandated, Aboriginal directed and supported human service organization, delivering children in care and community based programs and services to Aboriginal families.

FASD Manitoban Resources (PDF)

A list of available resources focusing on FASD in Manitoba (from Healthy Child Manitoba)

Healthy Child Manitoba FASD Strategy

Link to Healthy Child Manitoba’s FASD strategy and information about FASD in Manitoba.

Youth Drug Stabilization Act- Centralized Intake

Information for parents about the Youth Drug Stabilization (Support for Parents) Act.

Health Science Center Addictions Unit Withdrawal Pamphlets

Excellent visual handouts showing the harmful effects of some of the most popular addictive substances.

Treatment Centers Across Canada (listed by province)

Database of resources across Canada from CCSA.

Smoking Cessation

Healthy Living Manitoba’s smoking cessation initiatives.

Mind Your Mental Health

A campaign to improve awareness to the public and government about the importance of addressing mental health and to lobby the government to increase the number of psychologists in Manitoba,  and increase access to psychologists in Manitoba.

AFM Gambling Website is an interactive site that teaches people the facts about gambling and where they can go for help.

Bettors Anonymous

Bettors Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others recover from a gambling problem

GamTalk (Gambling Related)

GamTalk is an online community for people with gambling issues to share their experiences and ideas. Whether you have a gambling problem, know someone who does, have stopped gambling completely, or just want to get ideas on playing safely.


An interactive site that shows how gambling really works. This website was created by the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM) to give you the facts on gambling so that you can make decisions that are right for you.

AA website for meetings across the province

Up-to-date meeting information, general information on AA and contact information for Manitoba.

Community Financial Counselling Services

For people that need financial help because someone in the family has a gambling problem. Financial counsellors with specialized addiction training provide financial counselling and assessment, which includes a review of options for repayment and debt management services. The program receives and makes referrals to addiction support programs including self-help groups, and works closely with those programs to provide integrated services.