Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

In-Patient Treatment for Substance Use in Canada

Provides information on frequently asked questions about in-patient treatment programs (also known as bed-based or residential programs). This guide explains what a person thinking about in-patient treatment for a substance use disorder should consider, such as individual goals, preferences, cost and availability. If you have ideas about other topics for guides related to substance use care in Canada, please email us at

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