Mental Health & Addictions

The Nawican Friendship Centre has an on-site, experienced counselling team with several practicing years in different fields of Mental Health & Addictions. We provide client-centered therapy ranging from addictions, crisis intervention, anxiety support, to recovery. We also have a full time Youth Counsellor for wrap-around family wellness and care.

Support Groups

WOMEN’S NA: Tuesdays, 7pm to 8pm

AA – 12 STEP PROGRAM: Wednesdays 7pm to 8pm

OPEN COMMUNICATIONS GROUP: Saturdays 5pm to 7pm

NA (Open): Sundays 8pm to 9pm

 

CONFIDENTIALITY

As with all programs at the Nawican Friendship Centre, we are committed to maintaining confidentiality. Any information you share while accessing services will be kept confidential, and you agree to not share any information heard in any NFC program with anyone. Confidentiality is key to establishing a safe environment for all.

EXCEPTION TO CONFIDENTIALITY

The NFC staff works as a team. No information will be shared outside of the team except if disclosure is required in the following circumstances:

There is reasonable grounds to believe that there is a risk of harm to you or another identified person

Disclosure is ordered by the courts

We believe in healing the entire community in order to become in harmony with oneself.

VIRTUAL YOUTH COUNSELLING

COMING SOON!

BUILD YOUR MENTAL WELLNESS

Counselling can lead to improved mental health by helping you better understand your thoughts, emotions, and behaviours. It can also improve relationships, as well as how you relate to others and the world around you. The number of counselling sessions needed depents on the goals set and how long it takes to reach those goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be Indigenous to access Nawican Mental Health & Addictions programsNo. Anyone can acces counselling at Nawican. Our mental health team is experienced with challenges faced by Indigenous peoples and use a holistic approach rooted in Indigenous knowledge.

What kind of things do you help with?  We can provide ongoing and one-time private or group counselling, access to treatment programs, crisis intervention, and support groups.

Can you help pay for private counselling?  Not at this time. We can refer you to other service providers who maybe able to do external billings. See resources for reference.