Eabametoong First Nation

Site: Health Centre - Mailing Address

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
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 Services 
Provides the following services aimed at preventing alcohol and drug abuse problems from reoccurring: 
  • 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 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Eabamet Lake
Eligibility Members of Eabametoong 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 Main: 807-242-1484 
807-242-1151
Fax 807-242-1506
Website www.eabametoong.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Norman O'Kees, Addictions Worker
Alternate Executive Wanda Sugarhead, Mental Health and Addictions Coordinator; Phone: 807-242-1333; Email: wanda.sugarhead@eabametoongfn.ca
Site Location Community is on N shore of Eabamet Lake, 155 km NE of Armstrong, 360 km N of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Eabametoong First Nation
Address Eabamet Lake
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
PO Box 179 
Eabamet Lake, ON P0T 1L0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)