Futures Canadian College of Business, Health & Technology

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Mental Health and Addictions

Futures Canadian College of Business, Health & Technology

Degree:Diploma; Online
Field of Study:Mental Health Counselling/Counsellor
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
Length:1150 Hour(s)
Careers:Addiction CounsellorsSocial and Community Service Workers


Mental health and addictions workers help clients with the activities of daily living within various settings to encourage full independence.

This program will help you to develop the knowledge and skills required to effectively address two of Canada’s leading health care issues - mental health and addictive behaviours. You will gain both a theoretical understanding and the clinical skills required to help your clients successfully navigate their challenges with mental health and/or addictive behaviours as they begin their journey to wellness.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Grade 12 (Ontario Secondary School Diploma)


    Equivalency (foreign credentials must be translated into English and compared for Grade 12 equivalency by a recognized organization)


    Mature student with a score of 11 or more on FCC’s English Exam


    Medical Certificate (Immunization Form)

    Signed Disclaimer for Students in Program Leading To Work with Vulnerable Sectors

    Canada wide Police Clearance of Criminal Record including Vulnerable Sector (within 30 days of starting school)

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 23, 2021