Addiction Resource Guide

Sunshine Coast Health Centre

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"A client-centered program for men utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach to client care."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Client-cenered, abstinence based program based on latest research evidence, with a special emphasis on helping clients take responsibility for themselves."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Clients admitted with dual diagnosis; psychiatrist, psychiatric nurse, and Masters level therapists on staff."

Family Program:

"Utilizes a non=-confrontational, systemic approach to working with families."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Encourage 12 Step participation, focus on evidence-based aspects of 12 Step program. Clients attend evening meetings during their stay."

Position on Confrontation:

"Confrontation as a counselling style is not permitted."

Additional Characteristics:

"Facility is situated on 5 acres of oceanfront property complete with private and semi-private rooms, fitness centre, exercise pool, and much more."


    Number of Beds: 30
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits 181
    Average Length of Stay 42 days
    Percent of Women 0%
    Percent under 25 20%
    Percent with College Education 40%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification30%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has separate program for:
  • Family
  • Fitness
  • Men

  • Facility has special track for:
  • Nicotine Cessation

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution


    Self-pay Cost: $2300 per week
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: Provincial Government of BC
    Type of License: Community Care License
    Accredited by: Ministry of Health & Vancouver Coastal Health Authority

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 487-9010
    General Information: (604) 487-9050
    Address: 2174 Fleury Road
    Powell River, British Columbia V8A4Z2