Wahgoshig First Nation

Mental Wellness Services

Mental Wellness Services

Vision: To provide wholistic, confidential, caring, and respectful mental wellness services. Working together to enhance one’s mental wellbeing through Indigenous ways of seeing, being, knowing, and doing.

We offer diverse wholistic mental wellness services to individuals, families and groups. Our services are provided on site at the health clinic, in your home, or in the bush. These services are inclusive for all community members, regardless of; age, gender, sexual identity, religion, spirituality, and/or lack of religious or spiritual beliefs.

Our current list of services provided include:

•Counselling
•Crisis Counselling
•Individual and Family Support
•Group Discussions
•Aftercare Wellness Program
•Cultural Based Support & Services
•Off Site Services
•Drop-In
•Educational Workshops 


Factors that can have an impact on one’s mental wellbeing:

•Unstable Housing
•Intergenerational Trauma
•Food Insecurities
•Lack of Social Supports
•Health Issues
•Substance Use
•Sexual Identity
•Aging
•Lateral Violence
•Violence (Emotional, Mental, Physical, Spiritual)
•Lack of Employment
•Loss of Culture
•Loss of Identity
•Racism
•Suicide
•Loss


How to access services:

Referrals can be made by self, parents, guardians, family doctor, nurses, community worker, community agency, and school staff.
 
•Will accept self-referrals from young people ages 12 and up.

Contact: (705) 273-2055 Ext.#261  or  Email: wellness@wahgoshigfirstnation.com

 
KIDS HELP PHONE: 1-800-688-6868

Kids Help Phone is always there for you. No matter what you want to talk about, they are there to listen. No judgment, totally private, 24/7.


If you're experiencing emotional distress and want to talk, contact the toll-free First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1-855-242-3310 or the online chat at hopeforwellness.ca open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 
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