Sheguiandah First Nation

Site: Sheguiandah Health Centre

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Manitoulin Island Treaty
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-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Sheguiandah
Eligibility Members of Sheguiandah 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 705-368-1150
Fax 705-368-1151
E-Mail health-center@sheguiandahfn.ca
Primary Contact Randal J Desmoulin, Addictions Worker; Phone: 705-368-1150 ext 224; Email: nnadap@sheguiandahfn.ca
Primary Executive Kari Aguonie-Smith, Health Administrator; Phone: 705-368-1150 ext 238; Email: kari.aguonie-smith@sheguiandahfn.ca
Site Location Community is located at NE end of Manitoulin Island, approx 12 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6
Located In Community Sheguiandah
Address 76 Ogemah Miikan
Sheguiandah, ON P0P 1W0
 
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Intersection Ogemah Miikan and Hwy 6
Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
PO Box 101 
Sheguiandah, ON P0P 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)