Garden River First Nation

Site: Garden River Wellness Centre

Service: Addictions and Mental Health

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
Monthly program/activities calendar available at Wellness Centre, Healing Lodge, in newsletter and on website
Description (Service) Provides one-on-one drug and alcohol assessments at office or in home 
Provides educational workshops and awareness about: 
  • Alcohol 
  • Drugs 
  • Gambling 
  • Suicide prevention 
  • Information on various mental health issues
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-May 
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:45 pm Jun-Aug 
Workshops and awareness sessions: see monthly calendar
Areas Served Garden River First Nation
  • Members of Garden River First Nation living on the reserve and affected by or struggling with addictions or mental health issues 
  • Programs and services may be extended to others based on resources available and/or program/service guidelines
Application Registration required for assessments
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-946-5710
Fax 705-946-5702
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Lisa Mitchell, Addictions and Mental Health RPN; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 242
Alternate Contact Sarah Jackson, Addictions Counsellor; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 204
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 and St Mary's River, 3 km NE of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Garden River First Nation
Address 23 Shingwauk St
Garden River, ON P6A 7B2
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Intersection Shingwauk St and Pine Hill Dr
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)