Sage Health Centre'sContinuing Care

Sage Health Centre provides clients with comprehensive personalized relapse prevention and continuing care plans that supports clients in developing and maintaining their ongoing addiction recovery.
Clients can also access ongoing professional outpatient support that enhances her/his addictions recovery by attending Sage Health Centre’s continuing care group programs at no additional charge.

Relapse Prevention Plan

Prior to discharge, clients complete an in-depth personalized relapse prevention plan that identifies potential trigger/warning signs and appropriate relapse prevention strategies.

Continuing Care Plan

As studies show that maintaining total abstinence is the most effective means of treating addiction and success rates greatly improve with ongoing support, post treatment recommendations include regular follow up with family physicians, continued pro-active health and wellness strategies in order to maintain a healthy balanced lifestyle, participation in additional outpatient group and/or individual outpatient support offered through the Sage Health Centre Continuing Care program and/or local resources for a minimum of six months and regular attendance of 12 step/SMART recovery meetings.

Prior to discharge, clients complete an in-depth personalized continuing care plan that includes researching 12 step/SMART recovery meetings located in their communities; referrals for additional outpatient support that access local medical and mental health and addictions resources located in their communities and return to work requirements.

Distance Program

Sage Health Centre offers a comprehensive outpatient continuing care program to support clients in developing and maintaining self-efficacy in their recoveries.  Clients are able to access on ongoing professional support to aid her/his addictions recovery by attending the continuing care groups at no additional charge.

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Group Program

Our local continuing care therapy group for alumni or referred clients who live the in Kamloops area meets Wednesday evenings from 5:30 – 7:00 PM (PST); the group is facilitated by clinical counselling staff and focuses on advanced recovery issues.

Our distance continuing care therapy group for alumni that live the in rural areas and may not have access to outpatient resources meets Monday evenings via Skype from 4:00 – 5:30 PM (PST); the group is facilitated by clinical counselling staff and focuses on advanced recovery issues.

We encourage clients to attend weekly for the minimum of six months; 1 year to 2 years is identified beneficial amount of continuing care.  There is no additional charge for Sage alumni.

Referred clients from other treatment centers who live in Kamloops can access the program for a fee:

  • $325 for 3 months of weekly group attendance
  • $600 for 6 months of weekly group attendance
  • $1100 for one year of weekly group attendance/li>

Individual Follow-up

All alumni are encouraged to join Sage Health Centre’s closed Facebook page; clients are also invited to contact clinical and/or support staff via telephone or email at any time.

Individual Outpatient Counselling Sessions

Individual counselling sessions with Sage Health Centre clinical counselling staff is available in person or via Skype at a cost of $90 per hour sessions that are booked directly by contacting Clinical Director, Sue Adamson at 250-374-6551 ext. 114 or email sue.a@sagehealthcentre.ca