Tsow-Tun Le Lum Society
Substance Abuse and Trauma Treatment Centre

Thuy Na Mut (substance abuse) First Stage Program (requires 2 week sobriety prior to set-intake date)

Due to restrictions relating to Covid-19, Tsow-Tun Le Lum has made changes to our residential programs.  In order to comply with physical distancing requirements, we can accept a limited number of participants.

Please review “referral packages” tab for information on our intake dates or the application process for our residential programs.

We also offer an online program, “Developing Personal Wellness”. This online program introduces healthy coping skills to support individuals in their recovery.  If you are interested in our 3-week online program, please click on “referral packages” tab for the outline and application.


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Thuy Na Mut First Stage Program (substance abuse):

Grounded in culture and tradition, this 40-day intensive residential A&D program is available to Indigenous people. Holistic in nature, the program is for those who are ready to put substance abuse behind them. Through carefully developed therapy experiences that build on existing strengths and aspirations, each participant discovers their own unique pathway for continuing recovery from the effects of alcohol and drug abuse.

Included in the program structure are group and individual treatment experiences that promote:

Admission Requirements

Indigenous people 19 years and older, struggling with the effects of substance abuse are encouraged to apply. Those seeking admission are requested to obtain the support of one of the following:

A comprehensive intake package needs to be completed by your referral worker. Completed applications that include a written commitment of personal healing are carefully and respectfully reviewed by our treatment team. Assignment to upcoming scheduled groups is made taking into consideration special treatment needs and safety requirements of all possible participants.

Each applicant is required to provide a medical report, indicating they are free from communicable diseases and that they are physically and mentally able to participate in an intense residential program. A minimum of two weeks being clean and sober is required to be considered for admission.

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Referrals to the program may come from:

After Care

Those completing the program are assisted during the program to develop an after care plan that includes community, family and therapeutic support unique to their needs.

Due to confidentiality and anonymity Tsow-Tun Le Lum does not post Intake dates. Application(s) are accepted by referral workers only: application forms (intake packages) are available on this website – please click on “Referral Packages tab”. Please review “admission criteria” prior to filling out the referral package. If you have any questions or concerns please contact our office during regular business hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm.