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The Alton House in Sherwood, AB

CARF accredited addiction treatment facility located in Sherwood, AB. Offers inpatient care as well as sober-living and half-way levels of care. With a capacity of 10 beds, provides a personalized and supportive environment to those seeking to recover from addiction.

The Alton House Overview

The Alton House is a Substance Abuse Treatment Facility located in Sherwood, AB. This 10-bed facility specializes in providing treatment and support for individuals suffering from substance abuse. The Alton House offers a range of levels of care, including inpatient and sober-living/half-way programs. As a testament to their commitment to quality treatment, The Alton House proudly holds accreditation from CARF, an internationally recognized organization that ensures service providers meet rigorous standards of care and professionalism.

At The Alton House, individuals struggling with addiction can find a variety of services tailored to their specific needs. The facility offers inpatient programs, providing a structured and supportive environment for individuals to detox, receive therapy, and develop crucial coping skills. Additionally, The Alton House provides halfway and sober-living programs, offering a gradual transition back into society while continuing to receive support and guidance. These services aim to empower individuals to overcome their substance abuse issues and build a foundation for lasting recovery.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • 1 Conditions Treated
  • 2 Levels of Care
  • 2 Therapies & Programs



The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is a non-profit organization that specifically accredits rehab organizations. Founded in 1966, CARF's, mission is to help service providers like rehab facilities maintain high standards of care.

Conditions and Issues Treated

Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment at The Alton House

A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse. Some addictions can be treated with counseling and support groups. In other cases, drug abuse can lead to a medical problem and require medical treatment. Treatment for drug addiction typically combines counseling and psychotherapy with medication and behavioral therapies.

A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse issues effectively. In the case of drug abuse, there is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all cure.

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Inpatient, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.

Inpatient treatment for alcoholism or drug addiction is an option that provides the addict with a supportive environment in which they can stop using. After detox, an inpatient treatment center provides a structured environment for the addict to recover from their addiction and begin taking steps toward a lifetime of sobriety.

This type of treatment is appropriate for addicts that are most in need of intensive care and supervision. This includes those who were unable to quit on their own, those who need more structure than they can get in outpatient treatment, and those whose addiction has led them into legal trouble or severe health problems.

Sober living homes, also known as halfway houses, provide recovering people with a structured drug-free environment to live in that bridges inpatient rehab and the much less structured world of outpatient rehab. Sober living homes offer a person early in recovery the opportunity to practice recovery skills in a safe environment.

The atmosphere in sober living homes is less restrictive than in an inpatient facility. Members have to follow many rules, including not drinking and using drugs and paying rent and bills. There is no limit to the period of stay. As long as you stay, you should follow the rules because it’s the opportunity for individual and group sobriety.

Therapies & Programs

Group therapy can help build a stronger support system and give addicts in Sherwood, AB insight into their addiction that they gain through shared conversations. Group therapy occurs in a controlled group environment, exclusive of one on one meetings. This makes it safer for patients to feel comfortable sharing the struggles they’re going through and gaining perspective.

Life Skills Services assist addicts in their recovery by teaching them healthy coping mechanisms that will aid them in becoming sober, focussing on helping people enter into, and maintaining long-term sobriety. Drug Treatment Centers provide Life Skills Services at varying levels of intensity, specific to the needs and requirements of each patient.

The benefits of Life Skills Services offered at The Alton House:

  • Restores hope and empowerment — Helps addicts believe that recovery is possible and instills a new confidence in their ability to achieve a positive, drug-free future
  • Enhances family involvement — Encourages families to get involved in the recovery process and supports their understanding and encouragement of healthy behavior.
  • Increases patient’s compliance — Helps patients take responsibility for and ownership of their recovery and encourages continued progress
  • Reduces relapse rates — Encourages long-term abstinence and emphasizes the importance of establishing sober support systems.

Location & Contact

The Alton House Location and Directions

Sherwood, AB 72120

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The Alton House Location and Directions

Sherwood, AB 72120


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Modality Group, Individuals

Listed December 11, 2022

Updated November 25, 2023

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