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Programs & Services

Addiction Recovery and Community Health

The Addiction Recovery and Community Health Team strives to improve health outcomes and health care access for patients with substance use disorders. This team delivers specialty consult services to emergency department patients and hospital inpatients. This team also provides patient-centered, evidence-based, and trauma-informed care. By using a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach, the team supports patients at every step in their recovery journey.

The ARCH (Addiction Recovery and Community Health) Team, works with a patient's care team in the emergency department (ED) or inpatient setting, and assists with:

  • complex withdrawal management
  • treatment and recovery planning
  • counselling, peer and psychosocial supports
  • overdose prevention
  • referrals to wraparound addiction recovery supports
  • linkage to primary and community-based care
  • connections to housing, healthcare coverage, income supports and identification
  • other health promotion interventions

Contact Details

Peter Lougheed Centre

3500 26 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta
T1Y 6J4
Getting There

Parking available

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 9:00 pm

8:00 am - 9:00 pm

8:00 am - 9:00 pm

8:00 am - 9:00 pm

8:00 am - 9:00 pm

8:00 am - 9:00 pm

8:00 am - 9:00 pm


Phones are answered Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Service Providers May Include
addiction counsellors, doctors, educational coordinators, evaluation consultants, nurse practitioners (NPs), peer support workers, social workers

For inpatients who have an active substance use disorder and / or be dealing with social inequity.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services