Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation

Site: Shawenekezhik Health Centre

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council 
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  
  • 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-4:30 pm
Areas Served Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation
Eligibility Members of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior to event
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-692-3674
Fax 705-692-7255
Website www.atikamekshenganishnawbek.ca
Primary Contact Darlene Paquin, Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive Jennifer Brideau, Wellness Coordinator, Addictions; Email: jbrideau@wlfn.com
Alternate Executive Darlene Shawbonquit, Health Programs Manager
Site Location Community is located 20 km SW of Sudbury along Hwy 17 on E shores of Whitefish Lake
Located In Community Naughton
Address 23 Reserve Rd
Naughton, ON P0M 2M0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Addictions 
PO Box 98 
Naughton, ON P0M 2M0
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)