Zhiibaahaasing First Nation

Site: Zhiibaahaasing Health Clinic

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 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-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Areas Served Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Zhiibaahaasing First Nation struggling with/affected by alcohol/addictions issues
Application Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-283-3963
Fax 705-283-3964
E-Mail zhiiband@manitoulin.net
Primary Contact Crystal Sagon, Addictions Worker; Email: thunderain14@gmail.com
Primary Executive Eleanor Antoine, Community Health Representative
Site Location Community is located off Hwy 540 just W of Silver Water in NW corner of Manitoulin Island, adjacent to Sheshegwaning First Nation
Located In Community Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Address 36 Sagon Rd
Zhiibaahaasing, ON P0P 1Y0
 
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Mailing Address c/o NNADAP 
Box 1 
Zhiibaahaasing, ON P0P 1Y0
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)