Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation

Site: Sagamok Community Wellness Department

Service: Community Addictions Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides services and support for individuals and families struggling with addiction issues 
  • Offers Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings when required 
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
Eligibility Members of Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application
  • Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior to event 
  • Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held at St Raphael Church Rectory (basement)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-865-2171
Toll Free Phone 1-800-727-5503
Fax 705-865-3131
Website www.sagamok.ca
Primary Contact Kelly Tessier, Certified Canadian Addictions Counsellor; Phone: 705-865-2171 ext 318; Email: tessier_kelly@sagamok.ca
Primary Executive Yolande Nashkawa, Health Programs Manager; Phone: 705-865-2171 ext 334; Email: nashkawa_yolande@sagamok.ca
Site Location Community is approx 43 km E of Blind River along Hwy 17 on N shore of Lake Huron, 120 km W of Sudbury
Located In Community Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
Address 4005 Espaniel St
Massey, ON P0P 1P0
 
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Intersection Espaniel St and Sagamok Rd
Mailing Address c/o Addictions Program 
PO Box 610 
Massey, ON P0P 1P0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
Meetings Alcoholics Anonymous meetings held in the Small Resources Room of the Community Wellness Department, Sun 7 pm