Aurora Recovery Centre

Frequently Asked Questions

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Aurora Recovery Centre is situated just north of Gimli, MB, approximately 1 hour from James Richardson International Airport in Winnipeg and 45 minutes from the city limits.

Our address is:

P.O Box 1997

20025 Lakeside Rd

Gimli MB R0C 1B0


Because Aurora has a fully operational Medical Detoxification unit, led by our Medical Director, members can detox safely here at ARC, which means clean time prior to admission is not required.

Although we require payment at the time of admission, we encourage individuals to submit their receipts for reimbursement with their insurance company. We will absolutely assist in providing any documentation your insurance company requires.

In order to be certain, we recommend you contact your insurance company.

Aurora’s inpatient program varies with the needs of the member, but averages 30-45 days following detox (which is not included in treatment program days).

Members can choose from 30, 45, 60 or 90 days.

As a designated dual diagnosis capable facility, we will provide a range of mental health services and ongoing medication management for co-occurring disorders. We provide optimal, on site mental care using the most up-to-date practices available for concurrent disorders.

Our residential treatment program provides (but is not limited to):

  • On-site, clinically managed and monitored detoxification
  • Assessment, diagnosis and treatment for dual disorders
  • Individualized care with length of stay determined by individual progress
  • Abstinence-based treatment focusing on the fundamentals of the 12-steps
  • Supervised Olympic-sized pool and fitness facility
  • Nutritional guidance
  • Extensive aftercare planning and continued support

ARC takes every measure necessary to assure your privacy is protected. Confidentiality is crucial to your success at Aurora.

Our philosophy is based on the belief that patients must learn new behaviors in order to help them recover from the disease of addiction. In most cases individuals suffering from this disorder have learned to isolate and hide what they are feeling. These tactics aid in maintaining their addiction while distancing themselves from family, friends, counselors and peers. As the disease has progressed, chemically dependent individuals find the company of people too painful, or too intrusive to bear. Here at Aurora, we use peer interaction (such as roommates) to allow our members to re-learn how to interact and avoid isolation to help them deal with addictive behaviors. For this reason all rooms are shared and regular room checks are conducted by staff.

Aurora Addiction Specialists are ready to provide help and information for you and your family during this time. Please contact our admissions department at 1-888-647-8955 or fill out the form on our Get Help page.


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