Sagamok Anishnawbek

Site: Saswin

Service: Community Mental Health Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
Children's Mental Health Worker - Darlene McNaughton, email
Description (Service) Promotes the development of good mental health and provides services for individuals with mental health issues to enrich their quality of life
Provides information and awareness activities including but not limited to:  
  • Depression  
  • Family violence  
  • Stress management
Services include:  
  • Counselling services for stress management and crisis intervention  
  • Prevention services 
  • Referrals to appropriate supports 
  • Workshops
    Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
    Areas Served Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
    Eligibility Members of Sagamok Anishnawbek struggling with mental health issues 
    • Youth services for youth aged 13-24 years of age 
    • Adult services for individuals 24 years of age and older
    • Open to referrals from any source  
    • Appointments recommended but walk-ins accepted
    Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
    Fees None
    Additional Services at this Site
    Contact Information
    Office Phone 705-865-2192
    Toll Free Phone 1-800-727-5503
    Fax 705-865-1215
    Primary Contact Wayne Southwind, Adult Community Mental Health Worker; Phone: 705-865-2171 ext 327; Email:
    Alternate Contact Courtney Howson, Youth Mental Health Worker; Email:
    Site Location Community is approx 43 km E of Blind River along Hwy 17 on N shore of Lake Huron, 120 km W of Sudbury
    Located In Community Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
    Address 51 Kokoko Miikan
    Massey, ON P0P 1P0
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    Mailing Address c/o Mental Health 
    PO Box 610 
    Massey, ON P0P 1P0
    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)