The Crosbie Progam

The Crosbie House Offers both 28 Day and 42 Day program options based on your specific needs. Our approach is focused on treating the disease of addiction and supporting the development of the whole person – physically, psychologically, emotionally, socially and spiritually. The program includes:

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Counseling specific to each client’s drug or behaviour of choice
  • Psycho-educational video study and discussion
  • Workbook activities & seminars to introduce the steps to recovery
  • In-house and community recovery meetings
  • Familiarization with post treatment resources 
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Please Note

If you require withdrawal management (detoxification) call Crosbie at 1-866-681-0613 to discuss your specific situation and arrange an appointment with one of our Physicians for an assessment. Safety in the detoxification process is the primary objective and In some cases a medically supervised detox is the prudent option.

Our Program in Six Weeks

Week 1:


Recovery is sustainable for a lifetime when you understand the nature of addiction. The root of any addiction stems from a combination of inherited, learned, or practiced behaviors. Addiction is not triggered until psychoactive drugs are used or behaviors practiced.

The effects of addiction on the brain can be serious and long lasting. Our program combines intensive treatment with relapse prevention, family care and lifelong alumni programs to address all aspects of the disease of addiction.

Week 2:

Managing Feelings & Emotions

Acknowledging and managing our emotions is crucial for self understanding and awareness. We believe the key behavioural changes to find sustained recovery are:

  • Honesty and breakdown of the denial system
  • Recognition of the need for change
  • Acceptance of the tools for change
  • A willingness to utilize these tools on a daily basis

We work towards examining our emotions while becoming aware of the impact our emotions have on others. We also help you to establish a healthy belief system for your new life.

Week 3:

Family & Loved Ones

We at Crosbie believe that addiction is a family disease and that recovery is possible both for the addict as well as the entire family. We offer education, support, and recovery tools in order to improve lives and develop coping skills. Topics include:

  • Establishing healthy boundaries
  • The stages of codependency
  • Managing expectations

We provide both one-on-one and group counselling for family members. This is an opportunity to gain education and insight into the addiction process from multiple perspectives.

Week 4:

Relapse Prevention

It is essential that each client be able to self diagnose potential triggers that could jeopardize their own recovery. Clients learn what relapse is and how it can be prevented. This crucial effort results in a much more comprehensive and effective recovery plan. Crosbie House provides continued support and aftercare through its staff, volunteers and a large network of alumni who have completed the program and have go on to lead healthy and productive lives.

Weeks 5 and 6:

Individualized Program

The individualized treatment program is designed to allow the client and their treatment team an opportunity to focus on the specific areas of both needs and strengths.  The final two-week programming will be designed through a collaborative effort between the clients, their support system/family and treatment team.

Our program works

But don’t just take our word for it. Here's what our clients are saying about their own experience.

Really appreciated the program, it pushed me beyond my boundaries and addressed the roots and symptoms of my situation.

This program was effective for me beyond my expectations, I will be forever grateful to you all! Thank you for all good you do helping people who want and need it.

To experience their program is a rebirth, that second chance we never think we can have and the ability to start life over every day just like our parents always told us…they are priceless!!

Within 15 minutes of arriving at Crosbie House, I felt it was the safe place I needed to start my recovery.

Changed my life, was not just about getting sober, covered all aspects of life.