Become an Addictions and Mental Health Worker In As Little As 13 Months!

Unlock a world of compassion and healing with our Addictions and Mental Health Worker + Internship program.

Dive into the depths of human connection and recovery, where you’ll gain the skills and knowledge needed to transform lives. Become an essential force in addressing addiction and mental health challenges. Enroll today to embark on a rewarding journey of impact and change.

Your path to making a profound difference starts here.

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Addictions & Mental Health Worker with CCHST

Dedicated Addictions and Mental Health Workers play a pivotal role in bolstering the efforts of professional Counselors and organizations. They deftly manage administrative tasks while actively participating in transformative group and individual therapy sessions. These compassionate professionals are at the forefront of assisting individuals in their battle against a spectrum of addictions, encompassing drugs, alcohol, gambling, and eating disorders. While not counselors themselves, they collaboratively empower certified professionals, providing unwavering support to both patients and their cherished ones. Moreover, they offer valuable contributions to sociologists, psychologists, and psychiatrists, ensuring that treatment objectives are successfully attained. Their active engagement in staff meetings is testament to their dedication to optimizing patient care. 

Embark on a rewarding journey toward this fulfilling career through the Canadian College of Health Science and Technology program.

Program Highlights

Our program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, experience, and confidence. 

Module Learning

Task-focused learning where students work through modules one at a time

Student Internship

Practicum Placement gives our students real-world experience enhancing our graduates employability

Fast Tracked

An accelerated program simplifies career transitions by reducing challenges and obstacles

Engaging Instructors

Professional instructors bring expertise, guidance, and experience to enhance students' skills, fostering their growth and success

Curriculum Highlights

What You Will Learn

At CCHST, we are confident in our curriculum design. All students will receive hands-on training from our instructors that covers:

Admissions Information

Admissions Criteria & Financial Plans

Admissions Requirements

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Program Cost


Financial Planning

With many options of financial aid planning, paying for tuition has never been easier. Speak to one of our admissions representatives today to find out how.

Why Choose CCHST

Our Grads Are In Demand!

For over four decades, the Canadian College of Health Science and Technology (CCHST) has been dedicated to the education and preparation of students for careers in Health Sciences and Business. CCHST is a preferred choice for individuals seeking a conducive and mature academic environment that enables them to acquire comprehensive knowledge and practical experience within an accelerated timeframe.
One of the hallmarks of CCHST is its commitment to providing students with small class sizes and fostering an intimate and highly focused learning environment. This unique approach ensures that our students benefit from more personalized attention and dedicated interaction with our team of seasoned and expert instructors.


One Of The Most In Demand Careers

Addictions and Mental Health Workers actively engage in orientation sessions, informational programs, and dependency prevention initiatives. With unwavering commitment, they offer indispensable counseling and support to patients across a spectrum of environments, from group homes, treatment facilities, correctional institutions, and hospitals. They collaborate with licensed psychologists and psychiatrists in tracking patients’ physical and mental progress, documenting plans, and facilitating the reduction of addictive behaviors. Additionally, they play a pivotal role in patient outreach, aftercare programs, and guiding individuals towards independence from their dependencies. 

Their importance in this transformative field knows no bounds;  creating a wealth of diverse career paths, such as Addiction Workers, Peer Support Workers, Harm Reduction Workers, Outreach Workers, Community Support Workers, Front-line Shelter Workers, and Withdrawal Management Workers. Their importance is underscored by the competitive salary range, with an average of $64,250 per year in Ontario, based on 19.4k reported salaries as of 2023, making it a sought-after and rewarding profession.


Start Your Second Career Training Today!

Be a Part of an Growing Field! Enroll in our Addiction and Mental Health Worker program and step into a profession with a rising need. Create a significant positive influence on individuals’ well-being.

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