A New Tomorrow Youth Recovery

Program Description

At A New Tomorrow Treatment Center, we offer structured programming individualized to each young person. Our diverse staffing model includes, Medical Director, Dr. Mandy Manak, full-time Addictions Counsellors, full-time Registered Nurses specializing in addiction, full-time Social Workers, and around-the-clock Activity/Addiction Workers.

Our staff work together with the youth and family to provide focused wellness plans and consistency to help the youth work towards their treatment goals.

Freedom from substance abuse is possible and we are here to support you every step of the way. We help youth reconnect with their goals, visions and help repair and strengthen relationships.

What's Included

  • What do we provide?
  • In patient treatment that is evidence-based and person-centered
  • Treatment that is inclusive, nonjudgmental, caring, and compassionate
  • Individualized professional support in a safe, secure, and protected environment
  • Personalized wellness plans to help youth work towards their treatment goals
  • 12 weeks of programming material; length of stay is dependent on individual needs and goals
  • Introducing and engagement in many treatment models of recovery
  • Recreational and leisure activity

Who Can Come?

  • Youth ages 12-18 from British Columbia with preference given to residents of Interior Health region
  • Anyone can refer youth, including youth themselves
  • Prior to Admission, youth are required to be abstinent from substances
  • Youth to work with withdrawal management, with community partners, can be arranged if needed.

How Can I Apply?

Anyone can apply at any time. Youth, families, friends, their loved ones, guardians/parents, doctors, psychiatrists, counsellors, etc. The youth who is to participate in treatment must give consent to the application.
Forced treatment is not ideal. All youth must have a willingness to attend in-patient treatment with a commitment of recovery, one day at a time.

How to apply- Please print the form and fax to 778-262-3089 or email to admin@ournewtomorrow.ca

Once the application is received, it will be reviewed with the team. You will be contacted for additional collateral information to determine next steps. If any clarification is required, someone will contact the youth or the person completing the application. The team will make every effort to ensure best possible care and a seamless intake and admission. If a bed is available and the application is accepted, further connections and arrangements will be made.


What Do I Bring?

  • BC Service Card
  • Pictures, journals, mementos that will make your stay more comfortable
  • Books, art supplies
  • Shampoo, toothbrush, etc. (if you do not have these items, they will be provided)
  • Comforter/blanket/pillows
  • Comfortable gym attire
  • Clothing for outdoor recreation
  • Bathing suit/
  • Appropriate clothing
    • No drugs, violence, or alcohol depicted on attire
    • Respectful attire
  • Medication (will be kept with the nurse)
  • Cigarettes
    • Staff are not permitted to purchase cigarettes for youth
    • Cigarettes and lighters will be kept by staff and sharing is not permitted
    • We will offer smoking cessation programs to anyone who is interested
  • MP3 player NOT capable of connecting to the internet
  • Petty cash (will be kept with staff)

What to NOT Bring

What NOT to Bring

    • Drugs or weapons
    • Drug and weapon paraphernalia of any kind
      • Jewelry
      • Posters
      • Clothing representing hate, crime, violence
    • Video games, movies
    • Laptops, TVs
    • Mouthwash, hair dye, nail polish
    • Cameras

Schedule Example

This is not a perfect representation of our weekly schedule. Rather it is a general outline of what you can expect on a weekly basis in our program.


Your Rights

Youth Rights and our pledge to You
  1. Youth Right and Our Pledge to You

    Youth have a right to:

    • Be treated with respect
    • Express their feelings and opinions
    • Be listened to and taken seriously
    • Make mistakes
    • Be healthy
    • Information and explanations you understand
    • Privacy; being in treatment is a private matter, why you are here and your treatment is also private

    Our pledge to you:

    • We will be patient while you decide if you can trust us
    • We will let you tell your story, your way
    • We will accept that whatever you have done and whatever you may do is the Best that you can do at the time with what you are given
    • We will see you not as ‘an addict or substance abuser,’ but as ‘this’ person, someone who struggles with substance use
    • We won’t judge you as right or wrong, good or bad
    • We won’t assume to know what is right for you, and accept that you may be confused or scared, but you are still the expert of yourself
    • We won’t place high expectations on you, and realize you have enough trouble with your own at the moment
    • We will hear your feelings, not just your words
    • We won’t save you; we realize you can do that yourself
    • We will provide consistent support every step of the way
    • We will help you help yourself

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The Expectations at ANTTS are meant to keep everyone safe and treated with respect. Below are the main house rules. These may change when needed.
  1. Respect is one of our core values. It is expected that youth will treat everyone- inside and outside of the centre – with respect. Respect is shown in our language, our actions, our thoughts, and in everything we do.
  2. Youth are to treat the centre as their home. Property is expected to be kept clean and safe inside and outside of the building.
  3. Youth will not be physically or verbally aggressive toward self or others, including those inside and outside of the centre.
  4. Criminal Activity of any kind (theft of property, damaging of property, inappropriate website searches, etc.) is not accepted.
  5. Youth must not bring or have guests bring into the facility any drug paraphernalia, drugs, or alcohol. If brought into the facility or on facility property, these items will be confiscated and removed from the property for everybody’s safety.
  6. Youth must not bring any weapons, imitation weapons, or anything that staff feel has the potential to be used as a weapon. If brought into ANT, or on ANT property, these items will be confiscated and removed from the property.
  7. Youth are not permitted to block their bedroom doors by any means. Staff conduct 30-minute checks throughout the night to ensure youth safety. Blocking the door is also a safety issue in case of emergency.
  8. Room searches and urine screens may occur randomly or at any time if there is reason to believe that youth have used substances or have contraband items. Any items found which are on the list of contraband outlined above, will be removed by staff or RCMP if needed. A positive drug screen may result in a more thorough lab examination or discharge from the program.
  9. ANT staff have the right to search any bags and / or pockets or any item they so wish if they are suspicious of its contents. Any items brought into the centre by guests will be searched before youth are able to possess them.
  10. Staff will make sure to work with youth and their families. Youth may request to have a meeting. Youth are expected to participate in the meeting as per the therapeutic guidelines of the assigned counsellor
  11. Youth are expected to participate in extracurricular activities including recreational recovery-based programs
  12. Youth are expected to complete their program milestones  
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