ADAPT Halton

Service: Problem Gambling & Behavioural Addictions Services

Record #: OAK0445
Last Full Update: 14 Feb 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-691-2687
Toll Free Phone 1-866-783-7073
Fax 905-639-6880
E-Mail adapt@haltonadapt.org
Website haltonadapt.org/programs-services/problem-gambling-behavioural-addictions/
Social Media Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter
Volunteer Coordinator Justyna Bialas, Human Resources/Volunteer and Student Placement Coordinator; Phone: 905-847-6548 ext 232; Email: jbialas@haltonadapt.org

Agency Information

Established 1975

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Trained counsellors provide ongoing support to clients of all ages who are struggling with any of the following:

  • gambling-related issues 
  • gaming
  • excessive internet use
  • shopping
  • hyper-sexuality

Support services begin with a comprehensive assessment to explore the effect the problem area has on all aspects of one’s life, followed by an individualized treatment plan, developed by the counsellor and the client

  • gambling addiction treatment plan may include individual, group, couples/family counselling, as well as referrals to day treatments, residential treatments, or utilization of other community resources 
  • counselling services are also available to the significant others and family members affected by the problem behaviour of a loved one, regardless of whether or not the loved one is a client of ADAPT services 

Problem Gambling Intensive Day Treatment Program

  • offers a no-cost, 5-day intensive treatment program focused on gambling-specific issues
  • through education and support, strive to assist clients in building a successful foundation for healthy, long-term lifestyle changes
  • program is accessible at several locations in Ontario and runs Mon to Fri, 9:30 am–3:30 pm
  • topics covered include: education about problem gambling and how it can become addictive, exploring thoughts that maintain problem gambling, coping with emotions, developing behaviours that support change, and relapse prevention
  • for inquiries or referrals please contact the Problem Gambling Day Treatment Program at: 1-866-783-7073 or 905-691-2687
Hours

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Halton Region ; Mississauga - portions of
Eligibility Anyone struggling with any of the following:
  • gambling-related issues
  • gaming
  • excessive internet use
  • shopping
  • hyper-sexuality
OR, the significant others and family members affected by the problem behaviour of a loved one
Application

Self, family or agency referral

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o ADAPT 
165 Cross Ave, Suite 203 
Oakville, ON L6J 0A9
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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