Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Site: Government Building - 34 Revillion Rd

Service: Early Psychosis Intervention Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Community Mental Health Program phone contacts in other communities: 
  • Moose Factory: 705-658-4544 Ext 2239 
  • Fort Albany: 705-278-1008 
  • Attawapiskat: 705-997-2323 
  • Kashechewan: 705-275-4568 
  • Peawanuck: 705-473-9986
Description (Service)
  • Provides support services and delivery of early intervention services to individuals with early episode psychosis and their families 
  • Early signs of psychosis may include delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thinking and/or bizarre behavior 
  • Focus is on early intervention because delays in treatment, known as the "duration of untreated psychosis" (DUP) are extremely stressful for patients and their families 
  • Strives to minimize the disruption in the lives of teens and young adults experiencing early psychosis so they can reintegrate and maintain educational, vocational, social and other roles
 
Services and treatment can include: 
  • Comprehensive Assessment 
  • Facilitating Access and Early Intervention  
  • Family Education and Support  
  • Psychosocial Reports 
  • Public Education 
  • Treatment
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm 
Community Mental Health Sites: Each one open Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Attawapiskat First Nation ; Fort Albany First Nation ; Kashechewan First Nation ; Moose Factory ; Moosonee ; Weenusk First Nation - Peawanuck
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 34 year(s) 
 
First Nation members and residents of the Weeneebayko region struggling with signs of early episode psychosis
Application
  • Intake assessment required, by phone or walk-in 
  • Clients are assessed on an individual basis; program will either provide  
    treatment or refer the client to another more appropriate service 
  • Referrals accepted from any source
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-336-2164
Toll Free Phone 1-877-336-2164
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-336-2746
Website www.weeneebaykohealth.ca
Primary Contact Reception and Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-336-2164 ext 421
Primary Executive Victor Weapenicapp, Regional Early Episode Worker; Phone: 705-658-4544 ext 2295
Alternate Executive Andrew Uschenko, Mental Health Program Director; Phone: 705-336-2164 ext 422; Email: andrew.uschenko@waha.ca
Site Location Community is located on the mainland along W James Bay, approx 5 km across the Moose River from Moose Factory Island
Located In Community Moosonee
Address Government Building
34 Revillion Rd
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Early Psychosis Intervention, Mental Health & Addictions 
PO Box 664 
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0
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)