Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Operates a detoxification program for community members struggling with prescription drug abuse 
  • Operates as a day program  
  • Offers the drug suboxone in place of methadone to minimize the effects of withdrawal
 
Program includes the following services: 
  • Intake  
  • Withdrawal treatment  
  • Counselling  
  • 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 Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kingfisher Lake First Nation struggling with prescription drug abuse and addiction
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source  
  • Requires completed registration package
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Health Centre: 807-532-2065
Fax 807-532-2063
Website www.kingfisherlake.ca
Primary Contact Margaret Mamakwa, Health Secretary
Primary Executive Sarah Winter, Suboxone Coordinator
Alternate Executive Mary Lou Winter, Acting Health Director; Email: marylouw@kingfisherlake.ca
Site Location Community is 350 km NE of Sioux Lookout on S shores of Kingfisher Lake, 40 km W of Wunnumin Lake
Located In Community Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Address Kingfisher Lake, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Suboxone Treatment Program 
PO Box 94 
Kingfisher Lake, ON P0V 1Z0
Physical Access Not Applicable
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)