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Organization: Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority - Community Wellness Development Team  
Phone Numbers: 807-737-5189
Toll-Free: 1-866-337-0081
Fax: 807-737-4527
c/o Regional Wellness Response
PO Box 1300
Sioux Lookout, ON
P8T 1B8
Street Address:
54 Front St
Sioux Lookout
Intersection: Front St and 4th Ave
Location: Within the Centennial Centre building
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Executives: Michelle Henry - Program Manager
807-737-6188 *
Service Description:
  • Works as part of a regional initiative to help First Nation communities to prepare, plan, develop and implement their own community-driven treatment programs/approaches to address prescription drug abuse (such as opioids) and the underlying mental health issues that influence substance abuse and addiction
  • Coordinates services through a team made up a Project Facilitator, an Addiction Specialist and a Mental Health Specialist

  • Optional services can include:
    • Initial Community Assessment, required before any additional services can be delivered
    • Assistance with the Development of a Community-Action Plan
    • Assistance with the Development of a Project Proposal to Submit to Health Canada
    • Assistance with Program Design, including development of pre-treatment, short-term withdrawal/detox, in-patient residential, out-patient day programming, land-based programming, medication assisted/Suboxone, and aftercare
    • Assistance with Training and Capacity Development
    • Support during Program Implementation and Evaluation
    • Establishing and Strengthening Links to other mental health and addictions services

    Fees: None
    Application: Call to register for services
    Eligibility / Target Population: Leadership roles in First Nations communities in the Sioux Lookout region
    Languages: English * Interpretive Services
    Language Notes: Interpretive Services
    Area Served:
    District of Kenora, District of Thunder Bay, Northern  
    See Also: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Assessment and Treatment

    This information was last completely updated on November 9, 2017

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    Updated November 9, 2017
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