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M'Chigeeng First Nation
M'Nendamowin Health Services

  • Provides mental health and addictions counselling and services
  • Provides intake and subsequent treatment plan for each participant
  • Coordinates monthly appointments with Dr Dressler's office (former methadone clinic in Little Current) via Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)
  • Coordinates consultations with visiting professionals such as Psychiatrist, Psychologist and Aboriginal Mental Health and Addictions Child & Youth Worker
  • Offers both traditional and western forms of intervention services

Direct clinical interventions offered include:
  • Administration of Suboxone treatments
  • Advocacy and support
  • Assessment of regular urine testing
  • Clinical assessments
  • Counselling for individuals, couples and families
  • Crisis intervention
  • Referrals to more specialized treatments

Indirect interventions can include:
  • Community based prevention activities
  • Mental health promotion
  • Public education and awareness
Program works through a community-based, multi-disciplinary team called the Wellness and Recovery Case Management Team; comprised of M'Nendamowin Health Services in partnership with Dr. Dressler's office, the Mindemoya Guardian Pharmacy, the Manitoulin Central Family Health Team, Ontario Works and Addiction Services Initiative (ASI)
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation struggling with addictions and/or mental health issues
Application Process
Referrals include self-referral, family and other service providers
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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