Therapeutic Cultural Groups

 

Level 1 – Therapeutic Groups (Required by all students)

 

Mondays through Fridays BL1 – School Connect Block and Career Education Class

Mondays through Fridays BL2-6 – Physical and Health Education Classes

Monday through Friday BL5/6 – Leadership Classes

Alternating Wednesdays – Leadership Wednesday Events

Level 1 – Community Groups (Optional Participation)

 

Fridays BL6 – Positive Space Group

Requirement: You want to work together build knowledge and understand of others and ourselves through inclusive conversations and events. Student’s can meet in Doug’s room (#120)

Process of Participation: Any one wanting to participate need to contact Brandi or Austin directly.

Thursdays at Lunch – Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Group

Requirement: You want to learn more about Aboriginal Culture and participate in developing school wide events. Willingness to learn Halq’emeylem. Student’s can meet in Ryan’s room (#124)

Process of Participation: Any one wanting to participate need to contact Michael directly.

Level 2 – Therapeutic Groups (Optional participation)

 

Mondays BL5 – Mindfulness (Self-awareness and regulation) Group

Requirement: You want to work on reducing the impact of stress and anxiety and willing to attend regular meetings.

Process of Participation: Any one wanting to participate need to contact Kim or Angie directly.

 

Fridays BL4 – Overcoming Obstacles  (Anger, Addiction and Adults) Group

Requirement: You want to work on reducing the impact of anger and addictions and willing to attend regular meetings.

Process of Participation: Any one wanting to participate need to contact Mindy or Gail directly.

 

 

DETOX FACILITIES

 

  • CREEKSIDE (Fraser Health)– Surrey

19 and under. Can stay for up to 30 days before Treatment. Medically supervised.

(No programming/ out-trips, little engagement, may be chance to speak to a therapist, interaction with adults withdrawing also)

604 587 3755

 

  • DIRECTIONS – Vancouver

21 and under. 7 days stay, NO XANAX OR ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL due to risk of seizures and no 24/7 medical assistance

(medical assessment and visit with Doctor, on-site counselors, out-trips, referrals for treatment)

1-866-658-1221 for intake or on weekends call 604 872 4349

 

 

DAY TREATMENT

 

 

  • DEWY  – PCRS – Surrey and Coquitlam
    • 13– 18 years old Day treatment program, Tuesday – Friday 1-5pm. Minimum attendance 6 hours per week. Program completion is 60 hours. Surrey: 604 951 4821 Coquitlam: 778 868 7165

 

  • WATARI, Youth Day Treatment, – Vancouver
    • 13– 24 years old, 7 week long program , 4 days a week. Referrals can come from anyone 604 438 3755
  • ASTRA Program, PCRS – Langley
    • 13 – 24 Years old, Outreach drug and alcohol counsellors who are also able to make referrals to treatment and other services, harm reduction tips 604 312 5866

 

 

  • Regional Youth Concurrent Disorders Program (Outreach). Fraser Health, Langley
    • Must have attempted to access 2 other forms of counseling/services before they are willing to work with a youth. The therapists work on an outreach basis to support with concurrent issues (mental health and substance use intertwined)  Call Cindy Van Hoang 236 332 6496

 

 TREATMENT CENTRES

 

Interior

 

  • ASHNOLA AT THE CROSSING, – Keremeos
    • 17-24 years old,  22 beds, 3-6 month stay. Reopened recently under new management. 604 829 8658

 

Northern

 

  • NECHAKO Treatment Centre –Prince George
    • 13-18 year old, Youth specific residential treatment. 1 detox bed available beforehand also. 250 565 2387

 

  • NENQAYNI Wellness Centre – Williams Lake
    • 13-18 years old, Female only, 14 days clean required beforehand. 4 month program, 6 counseling sessions needed by either a counselor or social worker prior to intake. Referrals can be completed by any supportive worker. Intakes 3 times a year – January. March and August. 54 day refresher program for youth who are returning and 102 day stay for first intake.  Applications must be accepted 25 days before intake. No Suboxone or Benzo’s allowed to be taken whilst at the centre. Equine learning is part of the youth program. 250 989 0301 ext 223

 

 

 Fraser Valley

 

 

  • LAST DOOR Recovery Society – New Westminster

14 to 18 years old, Long-term supportive recovery for young males. Community style living – alumni involved. Detox is preferred beforehand. 604 525 9771

 

Vancouver

 

  • PEAK HOUSE, Pacific Youth and family Services, Vancouver

13-18 years old, 10 week stay. Must have abstained from substances for 7 days before admittance. Often long wait lists or uncertain admittance dates. 604 253 6319

 

 

  • YOUNG BEARS LODGE, Urban Native Youth Association, Vancouver

13 to 18 years old, referrals can come from anyone, 5 beds, one to four month stay  604 322 7577

 

 

 

Vancouver Island

 

 

  • HOPE HOUSE, Salvation Army, Victoria
    6 beds, minimum 90 day stay. Male only residential drug and alcohol recovery and treatment program for youth. Priority for Crystal Meth addiction. Must be clean for 5 days before admittance. 250 381 9474

 

 

 

YOUTH JUSTICE

 

  • WAYPOINT Addiction Treatment Centre for Boys – PLEA, Surrey
    • 12 – 18 years old. 4 month program, live with a caregiver trained in detox and stabilization,  probation order must direct them to attend full time program, also accepts private referrals on a fee basis, school completed through Surrey

604 871 0450

 

  • DAUGHTERS AND SISTERS Treatment Program for Girls PLEA, Surrey
    • years old, 6 month program, live with a caregiver trained in detox and stabilization, probation order must direct them to attend full time program, also accepts private referrals on a fee basis, School completed through Surrey    604 541 1133

 

  • AM’UT, Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver – New West/Surrey
    • 12-18 years old, holistic residential program, self-identified Aboriginal females, 20 week program, referral must come from a probations offer   604 930 0214

 

 

Vanguard Secondary School

3825 - 244 Street, Langley
BC, V2Z 2L1
Phone: 604-856-9192
Fax: 604-856-9328