Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
The mission of Batshaw Youth and Family Centres (Batshaw Centres), established under the Act Respecting Health Services and Social Services, is summarized as follows: to provide psychosocial, rehabilitation and social integration services; to ensure the provision of services related to child placement, adoption, adoption disclosure, reunification, expertise to the Superior Court and mediation.
The Centre de réadaptation en dépendance de Montréal – Institut universitaire has a mission to improve the health and well-being, quality of life and social integration of people with alcohol, drug, gambling and cyberdependance problems. It also helps members of their entourage. All this through rehabilitation services.