Kasabonika Lake First Nation

Site: Detox Centre

Service: Withdrawal Management

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Operates a detoxification centre for community members addicted to Oxycontin 
  • Operates as a day program  
  • Offers the drug suboxone in place of methadone to minimize the effects of withdrawal
Program includes the following services: 
  • Intake  
  • Withdrawal treatment  
  • Counselling  
  • Aftercare
Also provides: 
  • Mental health and addictions counselling  
  • Referrals to other treatment centres and programs such as Nodin Child & Family Intervention Services in Sioux Lookout
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Emergency Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kasabonika Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kasabonika Lake First Nation struggling with addictions
  • Open to referrals from any source  
  • Requires completed Intake/registration package
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-738-3692
Fax 807-535-1152
E-Mail kaslfn@kasabonika.ca
Website www.kasabonika.ca
Primary Contact Christopher T Anderson, Supervisor and Addictions Worker; Phone: 807-535-2547 ext 266; Email: christanderson@jnet.ca
Alternate Contact Kenny Lawson, Addictions Worker
Site Location Community is approx 448 km NE of Sioux Lookout, on the Asheweig River
Located In Community Kasabonika Lake First Nation
Address Kasabonika, ON P0V 1Y0
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Mailing Address c/o Detox Centre 
PO Box 124 
Kasabonika, ON P0V 1Y0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)