Addiction Resource Guide

White Buffalo Youth Inhalant Treatment Centre

Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"A six month residential inhalant abuse treatment program for adolescents."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Holistic treatment based on the concept of "living therapy" integrating the four cornerstones of treatment - spiritual, emotional, mental and physical."

Family Program:

"Family visits at program accepted, but not a part of treatment program, ie not mandatory."

Additional Characteristics:

"For First Nations Youth of Canada."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"Open to residents but a part of programming."

Position on Confrontation:

"Generally not used as a treatment method."


  • Number of Beds: 10
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 21
    Average Length of Stay 4-5 months
    Percent of Women 50%
    Percent under 25 100%
    Percent with College Education: 0%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 100%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 0%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: No
    Weekend Admission available: No
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes


Facility has separate program for:
  • Adolescent Men
  • Adolescent Women
  • Inhalant Abuse

  • Facility has special track for:
  • Anger Management
  • Life Skills
  • Relapse

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Alcohol Addiction


    Self-pay Cost Per Week: Fed. Funded/No Cost to FN Youth
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: N/A
    Type of License: N/A
    Accredited by: Undergoing Accreditation

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (306) 764-5250
    General Information: (306) 764-5250
    Address: Box 2500 Prince Albert
    Saskatchewan, Canada S6V7G3