St. Leonard’s Community Services – Addictions and Mental Health offers a variety of programs that provide counselling for persons dealing with an Addiction or Concurrent Disorder both individually and in groups. Counselling is also available to families or those who have a loved one who is struggling with an Addiction, Concurrent Disorder or first episode of Psychosis.

Persons eligible for programs participate in a biopsychosocial assessment process that assists in determining their strengths and needs. An outcome-focused and holistic service plan is developed in collaboration with the individual.

Counselling is delivered using Motivational Interviewing, as well as within a framework of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and is strength based and client-centered.



Sessions utilize Cognitive Behavioural Strategies and Motivational Interviewing to assist individuals
Short term intensive services for individuals with a Concurrent Disorder or mental health issues who have had legal involvement.
Provides secondary crisis response to individuals/families in the environment of their choice
Provides immediate crisis support and/or counselling for individuals experiencing a mental health or situational crisis.
Day treatment is a 5-week outpatient program for all genders, aged 16 and up.
Designed to assist people in the right place, at the right time.
Residential treatment is a 5-week live-in program for all genders, aged 16 and up.
Assessment, service planning and counselling both individually and in group to individuals experiencing issues with gambling.
Provides individuals with safe, affordable housing.
Withdrawal management provides support for withdrawal from alcohol and/or other drugs
Provides crisis services and support groups for children, youth and families.


A psycho-educational support group for men and women struggling with problematic gambling behavior
Promotes positive self-reflection and change using art as a therapeutic medium.
Provides support for clients throughout their recovery.
An open, ongoing, peer support group for individuals in recovery from addictions and mental health issues.
Focuses on teaching skills within Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and how they can be applied to help individuals with both mental health difficulties and substance use.
An ongoing, open support group for individuals facing challenges related to concurrent disorders.
An open support group for individuals struggling with a family member or loved one who has addiction issues.
An 8-week treatment group for clients who identify as survivors of trauma who also identify using substances to cope.
Provides individuals with practical information, strategies and tools on relapse prevention.