Program Information

Clients participate in an intensive program consisting of group sessions and one-to-one counselling.

Our 42 day inpatient program teaches clients the fundamental differences between unhealthy addictive thinking and healthy recovery attitudes. This is achieved through collaborative treatment planning, psycho-educational group work, individual counselling – case management, and continuing care planning. We are an abstinence program based on the Minnesota treatment model.

Our program is a unique blend of Alcoholics Anonymous 12 step principles, Aboriginal spirituality and cultural practices Utilizing the Blackfoot Medicine Wheel, clients are taught the importance of maintaining physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual balance in all these major life areas. Clients are required to pay a $40.00/day room and board fee.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Free of alcohol and drugs for 3 days
  • No Couples

Can be self-referred.

All applications must be completed (including main portion and the medical) beforepotential clients are given an admission day. You can fax the sections separately if you wish.

Please give the Admissions Clerk two working days to review your complete application before calling for an admission date. The Admissions form can be downloaded below.

Completed forms can be faxed to: (403) 269-5578

Sunrise Native Addictions Services Society reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone we deem not appropriate for our programs.

For more information please contact our Admissions Clerk at (403) 261-7921.