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Rainy River First Nation
National Native Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program

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Description
Provides services and support for individuals and families struggling with addiction issues
  • Offers Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings when required
  • Provides transportation to all meetings and workshops upon request

Prevention
  • Provides public seminars/meetings to raise community awareness of alcohol, drug abuse and gambling addictions
  • Holds educational sessions in schools
  • Coordinates cultural and spiritual events

Intervention
  • Facilitates recreational activities and social events
  • Provides individual and group discussions
  • Offers cultural and spiritual gatherings

Aftercare provided for preventing reoccurrence:
  • Counselling, sharing circles and support groups
  • Regular phone calls and home visits
  • Referrals to Band services, social services, detoxification and treatment centres and medical assistance
Comments
Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory ServicesPolitical Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)Treaty #3
  • Narcotics Anonymous meetings are held at the East End Complex
  • This agency has staff trained to also provide Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings if required
Hours of Operation
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmNarcotics Anonymous: Tue 8 pmFlexible hours to meet program activities
Eligibility
Members of Rainy River First Nation struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application Process
  • Transportation requests should be made 1 day prior to event
  • Contact program coordinator to make arrangements for Alcoholics Anonymous meetings
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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