Deer Lake First Nation

National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Home Agency Service

Description
  • Provides services and support for individuals and families struggling with addiction issues
  • Offers Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings when required
  • Provides transportation to all meetings and workshops upon request
Prevention
  • Provides public seminars/meetings to raise community awareness of alcohol, drug abuse and gambling addictions
  • Holds educational sessions in schools
  • Coordinates cultural and spiritual events
Intervention
  • Facilitates recreational activities and social events
  • Provides individual and group discussions
  • Offers cultural and spiritual gatherings
Aftercare provided for preventing reoccurrence includes:
  • Counseling, sharing circles and support groups
  • Regular phone calls and home visits
  • Referrals to band services, social services, detoxification and treatment centres and medical assistance
Eligibility
Members of Deer Lake First Nation struggling with/affected by addictions issues
Application Process
Transportation requests should be made at least 1 day prior to event
Office
807-775-2226 - Alternate 807-775-9770
Fax
807-775-9772
Web Site
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Mailing Address
Box 352
c/o Health Centre
Deer Lake, ON, P0V 1N0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Verna Mae Meekis, Addictions Counsellor
Email: 237bunny@gmail.com
Health Director
Garylene Meekis
Email: garylenemeekis@knet.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
February 13, 2022
Address
Deer Lake Health Centre
Deer Lake First Nation, ON, P0V 1N0
  • Serves as the Health Centre for Deer Lake First Nation
  • Co-located in the same building as the Nursing Station

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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Deer Lake First Nation