Sagamok Anishnawbek
Community Addictions Program

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Provides services and support for individuals and families struggling with addiction issues
  • Offers Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings when required
  • Administers the community needle exchange and safe inhalation kit program
  • 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: Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC)
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Eligibility
Members of Sagamok Anishnawbek struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application Process
  • Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior to event
  • Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held at St Raphael Church Rectory (basement)
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On November 29, 2018

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