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Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services

Mental Wellness and Minobimaadizing Program

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
Hours of Operation
0830 - 1600
0830 - 1600
0830 - 1600
0830 - 1600
0830 - 1600

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
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
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
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 31, 2021