Please review the following guidelines before applying for admission to the Residential Treatment Program (4-6 months in duration) at Stonehenge Therapeutic Community:
- All admissions to the program are voluntary; referrals may be initiated by the individual, physicians, service providers, and/or the criminal justice system.
- An assessment must be completed by Stonehenge staff to determine eligibility
- Eligibility Criteria:
- Individuals over the age of 18
- History of acute or chronic substance abuse
- Completion of short-term treatment or participation in long-term treatment
- All criminal charges must be resolved
- Must be stable in regards to mental health symptoms and medications
- No significant mobility impairments that would impede program participation
- Standardized assessment tools completed (e.g. GAIN, ADAT)
- Exclusionary criteria:
- Prior convictions for arson and sexual offenses
- Taking any narcotic medications (with the exception of approved opioid agonist therapies)
- A recent medical exam may be required prior to admission
- Applicants must be adequately withdrawn from drugs and alcohol before coming to Stonehenge for a minimum of 5 days
If you require further information, have questions, or would like updated information about our Wait List, please contact one of our Admissions Coordinators at (519) 837-1470 (Admission Coordinator – Men’s Program at extension 227 and Admission Coordinator – Women’s Program at extension 226).
Stonehenge program information can also be obtained by calling the ConnexOntario Drug & Alcohol Helpline at 1-800-565-8603 or by visiting the ConnexOntario Drug & Alcohol Helpline website (click the ‘Directory’ icon and then enter ‘Stonehenge’ and ‘Guelph’ in the search boxes to see all programs).
If you’d rather watch and listen, the video below summarizes our residential admission process.