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 self-efficacy in their recoveries. Clients can access  ongoing professional outpatient support that enhances her/his addictions recovery through Sage Health Centre’s group and/or individual continuing care counselling program for six months post-discharge at no additional charge.

Relapse Prevention Plan

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

Continuing Care Plan

Prior to discharge, clients complete an in-depth personalized continuing care plan that includes researching 12 step 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.

As studies show that maintaining total abstinence is the most effective means of treating chemical dependency and success rates greatly improve with ongoing support recommendations include regular attendance of 12 step meetings, regular follow up with family physicians and continued pro-active health and wellness strategies in order to maintain a healthy balanced lifestyle; and 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.

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 through group and/or individual counselling for six months post-discharge at no additional charge.

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Group Program

The continuing group, which is facilitated by clinical counselling staff  focusing on advanced recovery issues, meets Wednesday evenings from 5:30 – 7:00 PM.  Out of town alumni will be able to participate via web based video conferencing in the near future.

We encourage clients to attend weekly for the minimum of 1 year with 2 years being the identified beneficial amount of continuing care.  There is no additional charge for the first six months; additional options include:

  • $325 for 3 months of weekly group attendance upon completion of the 6 month phase
  • $600 for 6 months of weekly group attendance upon completion of the 6 month phase
  • $1100 for one year of group attendance upon completion of the 6 month phase
  • $2500 for life-time attendance opportunity.

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

Counselling sessions with Sage Health Centre clinical counselling staff is available in person or via internet 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