Whitefish River First Nation
Mental Health and Addictions Program

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Description
  • Provides voluntary support and services to assist individuals who are struggling with mental health issues and/or addictions issues
  • Implements policies and procedures established by the Mnaamodzawin Health Services Mental Health Team

Services offered but not limited to, include the following:

Addictions
  • Alcohol, drug and gambling assessments
  • Counselling for individuals, couples and families
  • Smoking cessation
  • Relapse prevention and aftercare
  • Community based treatment services
  • Referrals to residential treatment

Health Promotion
  • Presentations and workshops related to mental health and addictions
  • Support groups
  • Educational resources
  • Community activities and events
  • Liaison to other resources
  • Referrals

Mental Health
  • Assessments as deemed appropriate
  • Counselling for individuals, couples and families
  • Referrals to psychiatry
Comments
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson-Huron Treaty
Eligibility
Adult Services
  • Must be a Whitefish River First Nation resident or family member
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must require some form of mental health/addiction services
Child and Youth Services
  • Must be between 0-18 years of age and a member of Whitefish River First Nation
  • Must require some form of mental health/addiction services
  • Must have parents or legal guardian consent when appropriate
  • Must be able to consent voluntarily to services (if appropriate)
Application Process
  • Requires initial intake
  • Open to referrals from other service agencies/providers but recommends initial contact from individual on a voluntary basis
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On April 12, 2018

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