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Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services

Mental Wellness and Minobimaadizing Program


Description
Promotes the development of good mental health and provides mental health services
  • Provides individual, family and group mental health/wellness counselling for issues such as but not limited to: addictions, anger management, anxiety disorders, depression, family violence, grief and loss
  • Provides medical assisted treatment for Opioid Replacement Therapy, stimulants and alcohol
  • Offers treatment services using both traditional and contemporary health care practices
  • Coordinates services of a visiting psychologist
  • Provides educational seminars and workshops to community members about various mental health and addiction issues
Naandwe Noojimowin (formerly Beauty from Ashes) Program
  • Provides a voluntary five-day residential program for individuals struggling with childhood trauma issues
  • Offers counselling, traditional talking and healing circles as well as cultural healing practices
  • Partners with Benbowopka Treatment Centre in Blind River and the Dan Pine Healing Lodge in Garden River First Nation to offer the program
Eligibility
Individuals 18 years of age and older and must belong to one of the member North Shore Tribal Council First Nations or the Indian Friendship Centre in Sault Ste Marie
Application Process
  • Requires booked appointment
  • Naandwe Noojimowin Program requires registration; participant must provide own transportation to/from residential facility
Toll Free
1-844-864-0523
Office
705-844-2021 - Health Centre
Crisis
1-855-242-3310 - First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
Fax
705-844-2844
Web Site
http://maamwesying.ca/
Email
health.support@nmninoeyaa.ca
Mailing Address
473 B Hwy 17 W
Serpent River First Nation, P0P 1B0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Miranda Pelletier, Administrative Assistant
Email: miranda.pelletier@nmninoeyaa.ca
Phone: 705-844-2021 Ext 327
Mental Wellness and Minobimaadizing Director
Lisa H Meawasige
Email: lisa.meawasige@nmninoeyaa.ca
Phone: 705-844-2021 Ext 331
Fees
None; Meals, resources and shared accommodation for residential program is free
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health (OHIP) card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 31, 2021
Address
473 B Hwy 17 W
Serpent River First Nation, ON, P0P 1B0
  • Located along Hwy 17 W in the community of Cutler near the Serpent River Trading Post
  • Serves as an Aboriginal Health Access Centre
  • Situated within the Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council building

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1600
Tue
0830 - 1600
Wed
0830 - 1600
Thu
0830 - 1600
Fri
0830 - 1600

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation
  • Batchewana First Nation
  • Garden River First Nation
  • Mississauga First Nation
  • Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
  • Sault Ste. Marie
  • Serpent River First Nation
  • Thessalon First Nation