Admission Criteria

Referrals are accepted for drug and/or alcohol treatment for person’s age 18 years and over. Persons interested in attending treatment at Sagashtawao Healing Lodge may attend should they meet some of the following criteria:

  • 72 hour abstinence
  • Former graduates of drug and alcohol treatment centers
  • Individuals with addiction related problems
  • A desire to stop drinking
  • A desire to overcome addictive behaviour
  • A desire to commit to healing and recovery
  • A desire to explore a life of healing and recovery
  • For individuals who may, may not have relapsed
  • For individuals who are at risk of relapse
  • Have all Referral and Medical forms completed
  • Have all medical test results sent in

Referrals are accepted from the following sources:

  • Self referrals
  • Family
  • Community based counsellors
  • NNADAP workers
  • Community mental health programs
  • Detox programs
  • Halfway houses
  • Health and para-professionals
  • Women’s shelters
  • Men’s shelters
  • Homeless shelters
  • Children’s aid societies
  • Friendship centers
  • Legal professionals
  • Treatment centres