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Organization: Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority - Regional Wellness Response Program  
Phone Numbers: 807-737-5189
Toll-Free: 1-866-337-0081
Fax: 807-737-4527
Email: info@slfnha.com
Website: www.slfnha.com
Address:
c/o Regional Wellness Response
PO Box 1300
Sioux Lookout, ON
P8T 1B8
Street
Address
:
54 Front St
Sioux Lookout
 
Intersection: Front St and 4th Ave
Location: Within the Centennial Centre building
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Executives: Michelle Henry - Program Manager
807-737-6188 * michelle.henry@slfnha.com
Service Description: Regional Wellness Response is located on Front St in the Centennial Centre

  • Operates as a resource for Sioux Lookout Region First Nation communities and health/social service representatives to address the increase of prescription drug abuse and associated harms
  • Addresses sexually transmitted infections (STIs), blood-borne infections (BBIs), and the resulting increase in needle usage and sharing

  • Works to establish:
    • An approach to improve the health and reduce prescription drug addiction in present and future generations of First Nations people
    • Access to health care and social services in spite of remoteness and complexity of issues
    • Liaisons with community leaders/health workers to understand services required specific to prescription drug abuse treatment and reduction of associated risks
    • Effective partnerships with health and social service delivery organizations

    Regional Wellness Response coordination also includes:
    • Community Wellness Development Team
    • Needle Distribution Service
    • Hepatitis C Support and Treatment Service

    Fees: None
    Application: Open to referrals from any source including self-referral
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served: First Nations communities in the Sioux Lookout Region
    Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
    Language Note: Interpretive Services
    Area(s) Served:
    District of Kenora, District of Thunder Bay, Northern  
    See Also: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Assessment and Treatment
    Sexual Health Services

    This information was last completely updated on November 9, 2017

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