Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek

Site: Rocky Bay First Nation Health Station

Service: National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior 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 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation
Eligibility Members of Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay 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 807-885-3312
Fax 807-885-3420
E-Mail info@rockybayfn.ca
Website www.rockybayfn.ca
Primary Contact Trisha Mishquart; Email: tmishquart@rockybayfn.ca
Alternate Contact Amy Dee King, Community Health Representative
Site Location Community is approx 160 km NE of Thunder Bay, adjacent to town of MacDiarmid off Hwy 11 and along SE shores of Lake Nipigon
Located In Community Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation
Address 502 Spirit Bay Rd, Rocky Bay Reserve
MacDiarmid, ON P0T 2B0
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)