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Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Community Wellness Development Team

  • Works as part of a regional initiative to help First Nation communities to prepare, plan, develop and implement their own community-driven treatment programs/approaches to address prescription drug abuse (such as opioids) and the underlying mental health issues that influence substance abuse and addiction
  • Coordinates services through a team made up a Project Facilitator, an Addiction Specialist and a Mental Health Specialist

Optional services can include:
  • Initial Community Assessment, required before any additional services can be delivered
  • Assistance with the Development of a Community-Action Plan
  • Assistance with the Development of a Project Proposal to Submit to Health Canada
  • Assistance with Program Design, including development of pre-treatment, short-term withdrawal/detox, in-patient residential, out-patient day programming, land-based programming, medication assisted/Suboxone, and aftercare
  • Assistance with Training and Capacity Development
  • Support during Program Implementation and Evaluation
  • Establishing and Strengthening Links to other mental health and addictions services
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Leadership roles in First Nations communities in the Sioux Lookout region

Residency Requirements: The 33 First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout region
Application Process
Call to register for services
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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