M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: M'Chigeeng Health Centre

Service: M'Nendamowin Health Services

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Description & Services
Public Comments Program works through a community-based, multi-disciplinary team called the Wellness and Recovery Case Management Team; comprised of M’Nendamowin Health Services in partnership with Dr. Dressler’s office, the Mindemoya Guardian Pharmacy, the Manitoulin Central Family Health Team, Ontario Works and Addiction Services Initiative (ASI)
Description (Service)
  • Provides mental health and addictions counselling and services 
  • Provides intake and subsequent treatment plan for each participant 
  • Coordinates monthly appointments with Dr Dressler's office (former methadone clinic in Little Current) via Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) 
  • Coordinates consultations with visiting professionals such as Psychiatrist, Psychologist and Aboriginal Mental Health and Addictions Child & Youth Worker 
  • Offers both traditional and western forms of intervention services
Direct clinical interventions offered include: 
  • Administration of Suboxone treatments 
  • Advocacy and support 
  • Assessment of regular urine testing 
  • Clinical assessments 
  • Counselling for individuals, couples and families 
  • Crisis intervention 
  • Referrals to more specialized treatments
Indirect interventions can include: 
  • Community based prevention activities 
  • Mental health promotion 
  • Public education and awareness
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation struggling with addictions and/or mental health issues
Application Referrals include self-referral, family and other service providers
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Mental Health Services 705-377-4485 
Health Centre 705-377-5347
Fax 705-377-5090
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Site Location Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 689A Hwy 551
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
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Intersection Hwy 551 and Park Rd
Mailing Address c/o M'nendamowin Health Services 
PO Box 308 
M'Chigeeng Health Centre 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
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)