Sage Health CentreAbout Us

Residential Addiction Treatment Program:  During these unprecedented times, Sage Health Centre continues to provide an essential service to our clients, families, employers  and referral agents.  As Sage is a licensed residential treatment centre, Sage is committed to providing a safe, healthy environment for our clients and staff in partnership with the BC Provincial Health Authority, Interior Health Authority and WorkSafe BC in response to the rapidly changing COVID-19 pandemic.  Our team will continue to monitor and adapt to the latest best practice recommendations.

Our home style facility is located on secluded private property in the heart of Kamloops, BC. Sage is a licensed private abstinence based residential treatment centre that offers a customized evidence-based treatment program for men and women who are struggling with addictions. Our gender-specific residences and programming provide a safe healing environment that contributes to a healthy respectful balance with our co-ed community and programming.

Virtual Distance Treatment Program:  Our virtual treatment program is a convenient option for clients who are unable to attend a residential treatment program or who do not require residential treatment for successful long term recovery.

Addiction is an illness that develops as a result of using substances as an unhealthy coping mechanism to temporarily relieve or avoid physical, mental or emotional pain. Addiction is a medically recognized chronic, progressive, relapsing disorder that can be effectively treated through abstinence and recovery management.

Sage offers a solution focused approach and stabilization in early recovery by integrating therapeutic and psycho-educational strategies, holistic modalities, 12 step/SMART program concepts, and skills sets for relapse prevention and continuing care. All therapeutic groups, individual counselling sessions, and psycho-educational components are presented from a strengths perspective that motivates clients to define and utilize their existing skills and assets which promotes self-efficacy in their recovery process.

At Sage Health Centre, we believe that customizing individual treatment plans in order to address the underlying issues that contributed to using unhealthy coping mechanisms, supporting clients in developing healthy coping strategies though client education and counselling, developing a foundation in 12-step/SMART recovery programs, along with adopting a wellness oriented lifestyle is the key to successful long-term recovery.

The Admissions Process

Our team is dedicated in supporting employers, EAP referral agents, family members and individuals in addressing general inquiries, offering suggestions in supporting clients in recognizing their substance use issues. scheduling our initial referral telephone screening, arranging for admission detoxification services prior to treatment if required and admission to our  treatment program.
More about the admissions process


Our Treatment Programs

Sage Health Centre customizes an evidenced based residential treatment program that is presented from a strengths based perspective that motivates clients to define and utilize their existing skills and assets which promotes self-empowerment in their recovery process.
Treatment programs overview


Continuing Care Program

Sage offers comprehensive outpatient continuing care programs that support clients in developing and maintaining their ongoing recovery goals. Clients access ongoing professional support that enhances her/his addictions recovery through group and/or individual counselling.
About our aftercare program