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Pavillon L'Essence Ciel

Founded in 1998 and certified by the CISSS de la Montérégie-Center, the Pavillon L'Essence Ciel helps men suffering from alcoholism and / or other addictions by offering them reception services, support, programs internal and external therapy, discussion workshops on addictions as well as individual and group support adapted to male issues in order to promote their socio-professional reintegration.

Accommodation from 90 to 180 days

Our Services

  • Pavillon l'Essence Ciel

    Services and programs

    • Admission evaluation
    • Assessment of psychotropic drug use
    • Motivation and needs assessment
    • Suicide risk assessment
    • Medical assessment and supervision
    • Screening, detection of compulsive gambling
    • Individualized intervention plan
    • Integration into rules of conduct
    • Weekly individual meetings
    • Therapeutic workshops (Role-playing, creative and thematic games)
    • Regular attendance at support groups (A.A., N.A., C.A.)
    • Physical and recreational activities


    16 places in accommodation

    Admission conditions

    • The person has a risky or chronic dependence on psychoactive substances
    • The person must be abstinent when entering
    • The person must be over 18 years old and male
    • The person must demonstrate motivation and pass the assessments required for admission
    • The person must be able to respect the values and regulations of the establishment
    • The person must be lucid enough not to harm their physical and mental health as well as that of others
    • The person must be functional so as not to hinder the group dynamic and to articulate in the French language
    • A check can be made with the nursing specialist regarding the ability to undertake an addiction treatment process

    Exclusion Criteria

    • Any female person
    • Anyone who requires recurring hospital care
    • Anyone who may endanger users, staff or themselves
    • Anyone demonstrating a low risk of addiction to psychoactive substances
    • Anyone in withdrawal is at risk of medical complications
    • Anyone with only Internet addiction or gambling addiction
    • Anyone cannot be readmitted before three months after their departure
    • Anyone who is unable to follow the centre's regulations or program

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