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Weechi It Te Win Family Services

Tele-Mental Health Program


Description
Provides psychiatric assistance for children and their families through video conferencing
  • Offers consultations, diagnosis and treatment from professionals at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto
  • Recommends the child/client accessing telepsychiatry retain a counsellor or family doctor who can provide follow-up services
  • Provides educational seminars and training programs for agencies on any of the related topics
Areas of consultation and educational/training seminars include:
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Attachment disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioural disorders
  • Child and sexual abuse
  • Depression/mood disorders
  • Developmental delays
  • Eating disorders
  • Family issues
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • Infant psychiatry
  • Pervasive Development Disorder (PDD)
  • Psychiatric medications
  • Psychosis
  • School problems
  • Speech and language
Eligibility
  • Must be a member of any of the 10 First Nations communities in the Rainy Lake Tribal Region either on/off-reserve
  • Children and youth 17 years of age and younger with emotional and/or behavioural problems that require additional help

NOTE: Children do not have to be in care with an agency to access services
Application Process
Referral required; accepted from doctors, counsellors or agencies that provide mental health services for children and their families
Toll Free
1-800-465-2911
Office
807-274-3201
Fax
807-274-8336
After Hours Phone
807-274-3201 - Leave message and call will be returned within 30 minutes
Web Site
https://www.weechi.ca/tele_mental_health
Email
laurie.rose@weechi.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 812
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3N1
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Bobby Atatise, Tele-Mental Health Assistant
Email: bobby.atatise@weechi.ca
Phone: 807-274-3201 Ext 2412
Tele-Mental Health Services Coordinator
Arlene Tucker
Email: arlene.tucker@weechi.ca
Phone: 807-274-3201 Ext 2411
Fees
None
Documents Required
Referral required
Accessibility
Fully accessible
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 22, 2022
Address
1455 Idylwild Dr, Nanicost Building
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M3
  • Functions as the main office located in the Nanicost Building at Idylwild Dr
  • Closest intersection is at Idylwild Dr and School Rd just off Hwy 11

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0800 to 1600
Tue
0800 to 1600
Wed
0800 to 1600
Thu
0800 to 1600
Fri
0800 to 1600

Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing First Nation
  • Couchiching First Nation
  • Lac La Croix First Nation
  • Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
  • Mitaanjigamiing First Nation
  • Naicatchewenin First Nation
  • Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
  • Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation
  • Onigaming First Nation
  • Rainy River District
  • Rainy River First Nation
  • Seine River First Nation