North Spirit Lake First Nation

Site: Stanley Rae Memorial Health Station

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
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 includes: 
  • 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-5 pm
Areas Served North Spirit Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of North Spirit Lake 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 - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-776-0019
Fax 807-776-0063
Primary Contact Penina Massan, Addictions and Drug Abuse Worker; Phone: 807-776-0066; Email: peninamassan@knet.ca
Primary Executive Susan Rae, Health Director; Email: susanrae40@gmail.com
Site Location Community is approx 170 km NE of Red Lake on SW shore of North Spirit Lake
Located In Community North Spirit Lake First Nation
Address Airport Rd
North Spirit Lake, ON P0V 2G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
Stanley Rae Memorial Health Station 
North Spirit Lake, ON P0V 2G0
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 West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)