Aurora Recovery Centre

General Questions

20025 Lakeside Rd
PO Box 1997
Gimli, MB R0C 1B0

For information on costs, please call 1.844.515.7867 as pricing will vary depending on the needs of the member.

To see an overview of what is included, please read about our Inpatient Treatment.

Yes, we do. Please go to Outpatient Treatment to see the different programs and types of counselling.

At the moment, Aurora does not have a wait list. Those wanting to get into inpatient treatment can the very same day they decide to go.

Aurora has a professional chef prepare nutritious meals for all members, as the road to a successful recovery includes eating healthy.

Upon intake, members are asked if they have any special dietary needs, and our culinary team will do what is necessary to accommodate.

Yes, we can arrange for members to be picked up from the airport, bus terminal and train station. Our vehicles are non-marked and equipped with tinted windows to ensure privacy.

Anyone can come to Aurora without a referral.

We do, however, work with referral partners across Canada and internationally as well.

Aurora is a controlled, access-only facility. We have strict confidentiality protocols.

Our vehicles are non-marked and are equipped with tinted windows. The facility itself is in a secluded area just outside of Gimli, Manitoba, surrounded by forest.

Entrance to Aurora is controlled by a security gate and swipe cards for the facility. Members and staff are required to always have identification.

Treatment -Related Questions

Everyone is different with different needs. As such, it’s hard to compare what might work for one person and what might work for another. Our programs are personalized to each member  and stays can range from 30 days to a few months.

To best determine how long a member should stay, we involve the member, the member’s family, and the Aurora addiction and clinical teams.

Yes. Aurora recognizes that members may have more than one addiction, as is usually the case. Our team of addiction and clinical specialists and experts know how to come up with a structure that addresses all addictions for the best possible outcome for successful recovery.

First of all, your inpatient treatment is just the beginning to a larger process of recovery. While at Aurora, you will get the tools and knowledge you need to succeed outside of Aurora.

Upon program completion, each member receives a personalized Continuing Care plan, as well as weekly follow ups. Our counsellors remain available to members for times of distress.

We also encourage members to participate in our ARC Squad, where they are able to give back to those in need.

Alumni also receive a monthly newsletter that has lots of great information on staying sober and successful in recovery.

Remember, “Recovery for Life” at Aurora is just that, as we support our alumni for as long as they want.

As previously mentioned, everyone has different challenges and needs, which is why Aurora creates personalized treatment plans for its members.

We often see people with addiction also suffering from some sort of mental health issue, whether it be depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, PTSD, etc.

Addiction and mental health are addressed during treatment through various programs and specialists.

Each member has their own personalized treatment program, but there are a few commonalities for all members.

Days are structured to begin with members taking a role of responsibility in their recovery by completing certain duties. Apart from that and eating times, other structured activities include:

  • Morning meditations (Step 11)
  • Educational sessions
  • Gratitude sessions
  • Group therapy
  • Skills group
  • Step work
  • AA, NA meetings
  • Peer interactions
  • Speaker meetings
  • Living recovery meetings
  • Individual counselling
  • Big book
  • Gym time
  • Sacred fires
  • Sweat lodge
  • Movies
  • Games
  • Family visitations
  • Continuing Care

Although, we cannot force someone to go into treatment, there are other things that we can do to help persuade someone to go.

Our Admissions Team is full of experience and ready to help guide you.

We can also provide you with an interventionist, or with general advice on how to approach a loved one about getting help.

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