Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug

Site: Minoyawin Health Services

Service: Mamow Against Drugs Healing Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)  
Political Territorial Organization: Independent (No affiliation)  
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Operates a treatment centre for community members struggling with oxycodone addiction 
  • Operates as a 25-day program for a maximum of 6 individuals per program  
  • Offers medications to minimize the effects of withdrawal
 
Program includes the following services: 
  • Intake  
  • Detoxification and withdrawal treatment  
  • Counselling 
  • Sharing circles 
  • Traditional land-based activities  
  • Aftercare
 
Also provides: 
  • Mental health and addictions counselling  
  • Referrals to other treatment centres and programs such as Nodin Child & Family Intervention Services in Sioux Lookout
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug struggling with oxycodone addiction 
  • Requires completed application and medical assessment 
  • Program alternates between male and female intakes 
  • Each participant must undergo drug testing before being allowed to graduate
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source 
  • Requires intake application and medical assessment 
  • Program is completely voluntary
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-537-9945
Fax Health Centre 807-537-2447
Website www.bigtroutlake.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Theresa McKay, Treatment Centre Coordinator
Alternate Executive Jodi Albany, Counsellor and Aftercare Worker
Site Location Community is approx 580 km N of Thunder Bay, along N shore of Big Trout Lake
Located In Community Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation
Address Big Trout Lake P0V 1G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Mamow Against Drugs Treatment Centre 
PO Box 327 
Big Trout Lake, ON P0V 1G0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation