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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
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
Office
705-285-4354 - Health Centre
Fax
705-285-1440
Web Site
http://www.whitefishriver.ca
Email
healthreception@whitefishriver.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 188
c/o Health Centre
Birch Island, ON, P0P 1A0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Tina Rowe, Mental Health and Addictions Worker
Email: mentalhealth@whitefishriver.ca
Phone: 705-863-3187
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
September 6, 2022
Address
Health Centre, 17B Rainbow Ridge Rd
Whitefish River First Nation, ON, P0P 1A0
  • Health Centre is located at Rainbow Ridge Rd in the community of Whitefish River First Nation
  • Situated in the Administration building next to the Band Office

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm, Jul-Aug
Service Area(s)
Whitefish River First Nation