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Ledgehill for Women Treatment Centre

Concurrent Trauma & Addiction Program

Why is a facility to help treat women specifically so essential? Because for many women, men are the cause of the trauma they have faced, which may have in turn lead to substance abuse and addiction. Childhood abuse, domestic abuse, and sexual assault at the hands of men are far too common. As a result, many women seek treatment with other women in recovery. The shared bond can help build relationships and support that aid in long-term recovery.

Program Info

Building a path to recovery from both trauma and addiction

  • 7608 Hwy 201 RR #1 Lawrencetown, Annapolis County NS, B0S 1M0 Canada
  • Inpatient
  • Varies
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The Keys to Your Success

Our multidisciplinary team of doctors, psychiatrists, nurses, psychotherapists, counsellors, and coaches are here to help deliver our unique, effective treatments including:

  • Detox and withdrawal management
  • 24/7 medical care and nursing support
  • On-site psychiatrists and a team of highly qualified mental health professionals
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Psychotherapy approaches including CBT, DBT, ACT, and virtual reality
  • Peer support groups that foster community, including AA, NA, and SMART Recovery
  • Integrated care (yoga, meditation, fitness, nutrition, sleepy hygiene, art therapy)
  • Family therapy
  • Relapse prevention strategies that work
  • Comprehensive discharge planning, involving community care providers
  • Online recovery tools using the Wagon app
  • Lifelong alumni network

A Day at Ledgehill for Women, our facility in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia

Recovery takes commitment and structure. That’s why every day at Ledgehill for Women (including weekends and holidays) is carefully scheduled to provide individuals with the greatest opportunity for recovery. This is what a day at Ledgehill might look like.
After starting your day with a healthy, chef-prepared breakfast, you’ll attend an inspiring lecture from others in the recovery community. Your morning will wrap up with a therapy session.
You’ll heal from the inside out with an invigorating workout and nutritious lunch. Then you’ll spend your afternoon bonding with the other women at Ledgehill and learning new skills for recovery.
Enjoy dinner in the dining room with your peers, and then explore the beautiful grounds of our facility in picturesque Lawrencetown. Before enjoying free time, you’ll receive specialized support by attending an AA and/or NA meeting.

This is Ledgehill for Women

In serene Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia, Ledgehill for Women provides the space our patients need to talk, share, and connect, without judgement. This sense of shared experience can often provide the added support and sense of community they need to recover long term.

Related Programs

Looking to help a loved one struggling with addiction or another mental illness? EHN Canada offers a variety of evidence-based, inpatient and outpatient treatment programs at our treatment centres around the country.

An Important Update About the Omicron Variant

We are open and accepting patients. 

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been dedicated to keeping our patients safe as they recover from addiction or mental health disorders.

As the situation continues to evolve, as do our protocols and practices at each EHN Canada facility. And recent news of the highly-infectious Omicron Variant is no different. Please know that we continue to implement the highest standards of infection prevention in accordance with our local health authority.

If you have any questions about your or a loved one’s care and the protocols we have in place for staff, patients, and visitors, please contact us at 416-644-6345 or email at [email protected] 

Thank you and stay safe,
The Healthcare Team at EHN Canada